Routing wars pending?
jnc at ginger.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Nov 16 04:48:24 UTC 1995
From: Alan Hannan <alan at gi.net>
What are the correlations and contrasts between our current
backbone routing problems (wrt space and # of routes) and the FCC
decision several years ago to make 1-800 numbers portable.
Well, the 800 number problem was a little easier, since phone numbers are
variable length, and the 800 number database maps the numbers into another
phone number, which may be a 13-digit carrier-id+phone-number combo...
They say get stuffed, and get a congress person to propose a bill that all
IP numbers are portable. This bill passes. It could happen. Any thoughts?
Exactly which court do they go to to get this enforced on non-US parts of the
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