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> As I recall, Pathalias was smart about the capacity of different
> connections and would seek to route you along the uucp high powered
> nodes (what we'd now call a backbone).  So the typical path was
> more likely ihnp4!decvax!bob :-)

My recollection was that it just tried to minimize the number of hops, but 
since I was on a leaf node close to one of the fast nodes, I just might 
not have noticed.

See https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-barber-uucp-project-conclusion-05