[AusNOG] Pipe Brisbane Peering Exchange traffic dropoff
tomas.paseka at pacnet.com
Thu Nov 12 15:52:27 EST 2009
Bingo. Its not traditional IP Transit (as its not advertising to the
But it is access to everything in our ASN and downstream (including
From: ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net
[mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net] On Behalf Of Adrian Chadd
Sent: Thursday, 12 November 2009 3:24 PM
To: David Hughes
Cc: ausnog at ausnog.net
Subject: Re: [AusNOG] Pipe Brisbane Peering Exchange traffic dropoff
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009, David Hughes wrote:
> No because you don't connect to a fibre provider at L3 and they don't
> present an AS to you.
Right. Then sure, they're providing transit -across- their ASN, but
they aren't providing reachability to the internet as a whole.
The latter is what typically is meant by "transit" versus "peering".
I've heard transit being used in this confusing, overlapping but
not quite equivalent contexts before. They aren't the same thing.
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