packet reordering at exchange points

### On Mon, 08 Apr 2002 14:18:52 -0700, Paul Vixie <> casually
### decided to expound upon the following thoughts about
### "packet reordering at exchange points":

> packet reordering at MAE East was extremely common a few years ago. Does
> anyone have information whether this is still happening?

more to the point, does anybody still care about packet reordering at
exchange points? we (paix) go through significant effort to prevent it,
and interswitch trunking with round robin would be a lot easier. are
we chasing an urban legend here, or would reordering still cause pain?

I'd imagine that anyone passing realtime streams, Mbone or VOIP (anyone out
there routing their VOIP traffic across an IXP?) would start having issues
with the resulting jitter.