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Re: [RRG] Which Side to Control Ingress Link Selection?
On 2008-03-07 03:58, Christian Vogt wrote:
> Hi there -
>> Actually, BGP supports (a) when the packet is near the recipient, (b)
>> when the packet is near the sender and (d) [ISP traffic engineering]
>> when the packet is in between. Everybody gets to tweak the path.
> Certainly. I was focussing on the part near the recipient, though:
> the selection of an edge network's ingress link. This part is where
> BGP-based traffic engineering supports (a) and only (a).
I wonder if this is a problem that will still exist in future?
In a world with maps distributed in the way we're discussing,
single-ended ingress or egress selection seems to vanish as an issue;
the issue is how to choose an egress/ingress pair that has
desirable path chararacteristics.
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