RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)

Tony Li tony.li at tony.li
Wed Nov 10 20:04:43 CST 2010


>> The mapping server idea that several proposals use do not appear to keep
>> the smartness at the edges, rather they seem try to make a smarter core
>> network.
> 
> Is a DNS server core or edge? ILNP aims to use the DNS as its mapping
> service.
> --------------------------------------------------
> DNS root name servers are at the 'core'.  No?


ILNP puts the interesting state at the edge DNS servers.

DNS is used in a very similar way to how it is used today: 
an FQDN is mapped to an identifier and set of locators.  
Today's DNS gives you the same information, except that
there's only one locator and it's concatenated with the
identifier and called an address.

Tony





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