More on 'Number of Tiers' Discussion

Michael Dillon michael at
Sun Apr 14 18:00:41 UTC 1996

On Sun, 14 Apr 1996, Tim Bass wrote:

> The simple idea for illumination in this post is simply; It is not A Good
> Idea to propose a concrete, structured four-level superstructure 
> for the Internet  (and we have not begin to look at IPv6, BTW).  

Not proposing a 4-level hierarchical routing technology.
Just describing the existing operational ecology using a 4-level metaphor
as a proposed informational RFC.

Have a look at if you want to see 
the rough draft. 

Comments please.

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