a radical proposal (Re: protocols that don't meet the need...)
dmm at 1-4-5.net
Thu Feb 16 21:26:00 UTC 2006
On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 02:42:49PM -0500, James R. Cutler wrote:
> Since meeting Yakov years ago, I have always tried to teach network
> designers to consider addressing and topology together.
> It hasn't always worked. Many don't care about network population
> estimates and demographics, some don't recognize those terms, and, a
> few just want enough Class C networks to get their job done for the day.
Yep, very true.
> At 2/16/2006 10:41 AM -0800, 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."
> He has since pointed out that this may not be strictly
> true when considering VPN technologies.
> James R. Cutler
> james.cutler at consultant.com
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