Big Temporary Networks
mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Fri Sep 21 00:51:10 UTC 2012
>>> So, a single example of IPv4 behaving in a suboptimal manner would be
>>> enough to declare IPv4 not operational?
>> For example?
> "Heavy reliance on broadcast for a wide range of instances where the
> traffic is really only destined for a single node" would seem to be rather
It's not sub-optimal w.r.t. link bandwidth, if the link is
a broadcast domain. Moreover, broadcast is no worse than
And, given the CATENET model of the Internet to connect
broadcast domains including small number of devices by
routers, over which there is no broadcast, that is a
In this thread, there is an example of such an operation to
have a lot of WiFi base stations with omnidirectional antennas
at full power.
No protocol can be fool proof against sub-optimal operations.
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