absense of multicast deployment
Edward B. DREGER
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Sat Mar 4 01:18:48 UTC 2006
JA> Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 15:42:25 -0500
JA> From: Joe Abley
JA> If there's such a compelling need for native multicast, why has it
JA> seen such limited deployment, and why is it available to such a tiny
JA> proportion of the Internet?
One could ask the same of long-prefix PI availability and announcement.
Lack of demand is not the only answer; one must also examine technical
and policy constraints.
Taking your statement a step further, though, you have a very good
point: A smart approach is to analyze end-user wishes and demands,
transform the "wish list" into engineering requirements, and take it
from there. (e.g., just what is the global table asymptotic limit?)
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