From: Larry Sheldon (no email)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2008 - 13:45:20 EST
Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>> From a technical standpoint, the Internet is always suffering from
>> political failures. This leaves it vulnerable to small technical
>> failures it
>> could otherwise route around.
> See above. I do not think it is a "political failure" that I do not
> give you free transit.
We3 have, I think, a reality failure.
The terminology comes from ARP and UUCP days.
The reality comes from today, where traffic flows, as a maximum, between
nodes that think there is something it for them to allow it to flow.
If a packet has evidence of "fare paid" flows.
End of story.
The difference between "peer" and "transit is the coin used to pay the