From: Pete Templin (no email)
Date: Wed Jun 24 2009 - 15:26:50 EDT
Lixia Zhang wrote:
> On Jun 24, 2009, at 11:04 AM, Pete Templin wrote:
>> In (your) theory, your paper may hold up. In practice, your
>> definition of stub network is most likely considered wrong, and that
>> likely shifts a lot of the assumptions in your paper.
> But I also believe that there are a few common practical patterns that
> cover majority of reality.
> We need to be mindful of diversity in real world but also capture basic
> common patterns (I'd agree that the paper perhaps should have said a few
> more words about the former).
Skimming the paper turns up a key sentence, "Stub networks, on the other
hand, do not forward packets for other networks." What part of that led
you to think that stub networks forward packets for 1-4 downstream ASNs?