IPv4 address length technical design
drc at virtualized.org
Wed Oct 3 23:05:31 UTC 2012
On Oct 3, 2012, at 3:59 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:49:56 -0500, Jimmy Hess said:
>> (1) Stopped mixing the Host identification and the Network
>> identification into the same bit field;
> Where's Noel Chiappa when you need him?
Saying "I told you so" I suspect.
>> (2) The new protocol will use variable-length address for the Host
>> portion, such as used in the addresses of CLNP,
> This also was considered during the IPv6 design phase, and the router
> designers had a collective cow, as it makes ASIC design a whole lot more
Where are Tony Li, Paul Traina, and the whole TUBA orchestra when you need them? :-)
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