leaf site

leaf site

A machine that merely originates and reads Usenet news or mail, and does not relay any third-party traffic. Often uttered in a critical tone; when the ratio of leaf sites to backbone, rib, and other relay sites gets too high, the network tends to develop bottlenecks. Compare backbone site, rib site.
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Regardless of whether you are a manufacturer, dealer, distributor or a smaller business, there is useful information for you on the LEAF site.
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Ripple has installed its screens in about 200 Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf sites in California and Arizona.
The bottom layer is comprised of leaf sites connected via the 6Bone.
So every PTLA plays the role of an experimental top-level ISP ,and assigns chunks of its addressing space to directly connected transit and leaf sites without breaking aggregation inside the 6Bone backbone.