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RE: CIDR Report
> > > In any case, I think the point is made that we can talk > > all we want about how we want <insert router vendor > > name here> to provide a truly high-end > > router that solves everything, but the reality of the cost > > pressure does need to be considered.... > > That is one major point, maybe the entire point. > This suggests a generally flatter architecture, maybe parallel. Still remember the supercomputer discussions a few years back when experts argued if either KSR or Thinking Machines is going to be *the* big win? And today when you need a lot of processing e.g. for rendering, you simply stick a couple dozen Pentiums on a fast switched ethernet.