a radical proposal (Re: protocols that don't meet the need...)

william(at)elan.net william at elan.net
Thu Feb 16 19:23:57 UTC 2006


On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, David Meyer wrote:

> 	One of the first things I ever learned from Yakov (at the
> 	first IETF I ever attended):
>
> 	  "Addressing can follow topology or topology can follow
> 	   addressing. Choose one."

So which one was it when you guys were developing ipv6 in late 1990s?

(or more correctly which one did you think you were doing because I
think its still up for debates considering PI allocation issues, etc)

> 	He has since pointed out that this may not be strictly
> 	true when considering VPN technologies.
>
> 	Dave



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