What is "The Internet" TCP/IP or UNIX-to-UNIX ?

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Sat Apr 3 20:38:46 CDT 2010

What is "The Internet" TCP/IP or UNIX-to-UNIX ?

As of 2010, many people would likely answer that question based on
the Services they use as opposed to a religious adoration for TCP/IP.

What if TCP is removed ? and IP is completely re-worked in the same
160-bit foot-print as IPv4 ? Would 64-bit Addressing last a few years ?

IPv6 is a loser because everyone has to carry the overhead of bloated
packets. It is a one-size-fits-all take it or leave it solution.
People leave it.

The real (new?) need is ONE-WAY streaming to carry ATSC to HDTVs.
That can be done with 64-bit addressing in an IPv4 footprint. The Destination
Address is most critical to deliver the AV show to the right viewer.

IPv6 is too little, too late, in too big a package and at a high price.

UNIX-based CPE is now under $50. Anyone can download the complete
open source and all the tools to build it.

UNIX-to-UNIX Service-Based solutions pre-date many ARPA DARPA DOD
funding programs run by people who do not write code, they write contracts
and purchase orders.

What is "The Internet" TCP/IP or UNIX-to-UNIX ?

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