US patent 5473599

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at
Wed May 7 21:42:19 UTC 2014



> The issue Jared is needing a consensus in a community where that may be 
> impossible to achieve because of differing agendas - so does that mean 
> that the protocol should not exist because the IETF would not grant it 
> credence? Interesting.

There are just 256 numbers available in We could decide that we
only assign them when there's a consensus or we could go with the
alternative. Which do you prefer?

There are a whole bunch of well-known policies. On the whole, the less
limited the resource is the more liberal the policy. Maybe that's wrong and
we should make everything FCFS.


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