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stephen at sprunk.org
Sat Mar 4 02:05:36 UTC 2006
Thus spake "Tony Li" <tony.li at tony.li>
>> I'm more confident that we'll find an answer
>> to the IDR problem sooner than we'll convince people to act in the good
>> of the community at their own expense.
> The solution to the IDR problem is to have a scalable routing
> architecture. Unfortunately, that involves change from the status quo,
> and thus altruistic action.
Not if/when folks understand that the implosion is imminent and the only way
to preserve their business is to build a better routing architecture. Only
when self-interest and altruism are coincident is the latter consistently
> The alternative, of course, is to wait for IDR to implode and let the
> finger-pointing begin.
... which is what I expect to happen. A few folks will see it coming,
design a fix, and everyone will deploy it overnight when they discover they
have no other choice. Isn't that about what happened with CIDR, in a
Stephen Sprunk "Stupid people surround themselves with smart
CCIE #3723 people. Smart people surround themselves with
K5SSS smart people who disagree with them." --Aaron Sorkin
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