Shim6, was: Re: filtering /48 is going to be necessary

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Mar 14 11:18:28 CDT 2012


On Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:13:41 PDT, Owen DeLong said:
> I expect within my lifetime that multi-gigabit ethernet will become
> commonplace in the household LAN environment and that when that
> becomes reality, localized IP Multicast over multi-gigabit ethernet
> will eventually supplant HDMI as the primary transport for audio/video
> streams between devices (sources such as BD players, DVRs,
> computers, etc. and destinations such as receivers/amps, monitors,
> speaker drivers, etc.).

The only reason you got HDMI at all was because the content owners managed
to get HDCP included.  You won't get a replacement that doesn't do HDCP until
we fix the sorry state of copyright in the US.

So it's equivalent to asking if we're going to fix copyright within your lifetime... :)
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