The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Wed Jun 15 18:06:14 CDT 2011


On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 17:52 +0200, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> "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

To be fair, though, the concept of "large LAN" might have changed a
little since 1976... and "buildings full" is not exactly a precise unit
of measurement.

Regards, K.

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