IPv4 address length technical design

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Fri Oct 5 16:47:51 UTC 2012


In article <72A2F9AF18EC024C962A748EA6CF75B90ED2BA40 at W8USSFJ204.ams.gblxint.com> you write:
>Wouldn't that implicate the routing system to have, in essence, one routing entry for every host on the network?
>
>That would be the moral equivalent to just dropping down to a global ethernet fabric to replace IP and using mac addresses for
>routing.  I'll give you one guess as to how well that would work.

It works well for the 12 computers in my home office.  Therefore it's
a solved problem and trivial to implement.

HTH, HAND, &c.
John



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