RE: Converged Networks Threat (Was: Level3 Outage)

  If events are not properly triggered back upstream (ie:
adjencies stay up, bgp remains fairly stable) and you end up
dumping a lot of traffic on the floor, it's sometimes a bit
more dificult to diagnose than loss of light on a physical path.

  On the sunny side, I see this improving over time.
Software bugs will be squashed. Poorly designed networks
will be reconfigured to better handle these situations.

But this happens everywhere, everyday, regardless of the underlying