EP.NET ???


There's another value-subtracted service offered to IXers by this kind
service. "The block is set aside for numbering exchange
points. The block is listed to ISI. Specific sub-delegations can be made as
needed." Nice way to break aggregation, create an extra route, ...

What is your proposal for numbering exchange points in a more aggregatable
fashion? An exchange point is about as multi-homed as they come, and as
you know multi-homed nets "break aggregation" anyway. I suppose you could
take the address for the EP medium out of one of the attached providers'
address space, but that's a small improvement at best (and a hole at worst,
if that provider later disconnects from the EP).

BTW, I agree as to the non-utility of ep.net.