Misconceptions, was: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Ray Soucy rps at maine.edu
Wed Dec 28 13:17:55 UTC 2011

2011/12/28 Masataka Ohta <mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>:
> According to the end to end argument, the only possible solution
> to the problem, with no complete or correct alternatives, is to
> let hosts directly participate in IGP activities.
> See the paper by Saltzer et. al.

So your entire argument is based on an academic paper from 1981 and
that host systems should participate in IGP.

We tried that.

It didn't scale well.

The Internet today is very different than the Internet in 1981.

Ray Soucy

Epic Communications Specialist

Phone: +1 (207) 561-3526

Networkmaine, a Unit of the University of Maine System

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