[Nanog] Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics [Was: Re: ATT VP: Internet to hit capacity by 2010]

Brandon Galbraith brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 22:36:12 UTC 2008

On 4/23/08, michael.dillon at bt.com <michael.dillon at bt.com> wrote:
> > Well. here's your problem; depending on the architecture, the
> > IP addressing structure doesn't necessarily map to the
> > network's cost structure. This is why I prefer the
> > P4P/DillTorrent announcement model.
> What's with these cute cryptic and ultimately meaningless names?
> I used the term "topology guru" because I wanted something that
> halfway describes what is going on. Coining a word with "torrent"
> in it is wrong because this kind of topology guru can be used with
> any P2P protocol. And P4P seems more like a brand name that tries
> to leverage off the term P2P.
> --Michael Dillon
> Perhaps call it TopoMaster, and make it an open protocol that any app that
needs to move lots o' bits around can use.

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