[dns-operations] Quick anycast primer

Per Heldal heldal at eml.cc
Fri Jul 14 12:20:51 UTC 2006

On Fri, 14 Jul 2006 12:57:37 +0100, "Jim Reid" <jim at rfc1035.com> said:
> Which as I said depends on the definition of "topologically closer".  
> You seem to favour a definition based on what the routing tables say:  
> a logical topology if you will. Which is fine, up to a point. But  
> there's also a physical topology which is where the cables go and the  
> paths packets take.

The choice of path-selection-algoritms is largely irrelevant to the
principle of adding resilience through geographic diversity.

  Per Heldal

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