Stargates (In Defense of J.F.)

Michael Dillon michael at
Tue May 28 03:34:49 UTC 1996

On Mon, 27 May 1996, Tim Bass wrote:

I don't see why JF needs defending. He said that IPv8 is encapsulated in
IPv4 therefore network operators should not need to know about it.

> It is anti-social to speak of "other paradigms", "what the NSF did

Try com-priv at

Operations people only deal with the plumbing of the Internet, not with
what flows through the pipes or who controls the taps.

In fact, NANOG people don't even really deal with all operational issues
but only with that subset related to running the Internet core in North

Michael Dillon                                   ISP & Internet Consulting
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