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Re: UUNET peering policy

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Mon Jan 08 16:54:13 2001

On Mon, 08 January 2001, Deepak Jain wrote:
> This makes it very clear for those networks that want to consolidate their
> operations and reduce their overall transit costs.  For example: a
> midsized access and a midsized web host could easily meet these
> requirements for AS701 peering; depending on your definition of a midsized
> host.

You'll find that meeting the peering "requirements" and actually obtaining
a peering agreement are two different things.

Sprint had several sets of peering requirements, nevertheless it didn't
prevent them from not setting up a single new peering agreement with a
variety of networks which met those requirements for over three years if
you believe Sprint's product manager.