The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at
Wed Jun 15 15:52:39 UTC 2011

On 15 jun 2011, at 16:52, Tony Finch wrote:

> Ethernet is not designed for huge LANs. If you want that you need
> to make significant changes -


"Our object is to design a communication system which can grow smoothly to accommodate several buildings full of personal computers and the facilities needed for their support."

Ethernet: Distributed Packet Switching for Local Computer Networks
Robert M. Metcalfe and David R. Boggs
Communications of the ACM Volume 19 Issue 7, July 1976

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