Shim6 vs PI addressing

Marshall Eubanks tme at
Thu Mar 2 19:19:52 UTC 2006

Does this mean that you support 2005-1, or do you think a new ARIN  
proposal is needed ?

Marshall Eubanks

On Mar 2, 2006, at 4:28 AM, Andre Oppermann wrote:

> Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> Please don't mix up addressing and routing. "PI addressing" as you
>>> mention is addressing. SHIM6 will become a routing trick.
>> I think that is overly pessimistic.  I would say that SHIM6 _MAY_
>> become a routing trick, but, so far, SHIM6 is a still-born piece
>> of overly complicated vaporware of minimal operational value, if any.
>> Personally, I think a better solution is to stop overloading IDR
>> meaning onto IP addresses and use ASNs for IDR and prefixes for
>> intradomain routing only.
> Full ACK!  For the IDR we then can use perfect match lookups which
> scale very well and pretty cheaply to many millions of table entries.
> BGP scales very well too if you've got a decent cpu in your router.
> Our OpenBGPD easily does 30 flapping constandly full-feeds with 1  
> million
> routes each.
> Lets get pragmatic and realistic!
> -- 
> Andre

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