why am i in this handbasket? (was Devil's Advocate - Segment Routing, Why?)

Masataka Ohta mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Tue Jun 23 11:30:20 UTC 2020

Mark Tinka wrote:

> Personally, the level of intelligence we have in routers now beyond
> being just Layer 1, 2, 3 - and maybe 4 - crunching machines is just as
> far as I'm willing to go.

Once upon a time in Japan, NTT proudly announced to have
developed and actually deployed telephone exchangers to be
able to offer complex calculator service including
trigonometric/exponential/logarithmic functions, which was
impossible by handheld calculators at that time.

My favorite example when I explain the E2E principle.

						Masataka Ohta

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