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

David Meyer 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.


>         Cutler
> 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.
>         Dave
> -
> James R. Cutler
> james.cutler at consultant.com
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