The Next Big Thing: Named-Data Networking

Jay Ashworth jra at
Fri Sep 5 14:35:48 UTC 2014

"Interface" sure.

But the dangers of replacing actual /addresses/ with things which are not is sufficiently well understood that even Van Jacobson ought to know about 'em, right?  :-)

On September 5, 2014 10:27:18 AM EDT, Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster at> wrote:
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>On 9/5/2014 7:16 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> How many Youtube subject tags will fit in *your* routers' TCAM?
>>  [ Can someone convince me this isn't the biggest troll in the
>> history of the internet? Cause it sounds like shoehorning DNS /and
>> Google/ into IP in place of, y'know, IP addresses. ]
>I didn't read it that way exactly, especially in light of this not in
>the Wikipedia article:
>"Application-layer designs have also been proposed for deploying a
>content-centric interface. This has benefits such as easier
>deployment, backwards compatibility and more flexible delivery
>It's an interesting concept, but it ain't gonna replace TCP/IP, DNS,
>or IP addresses anytime soon. :-)
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