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RE: What is the limit? (was RE: multi-homing fixes)

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Aug 29 21:46:32 2001

>> Sorry, Leo is correct. Technologies he outlined are only the tip of the
>> ice-berg of what *isn't* being exploited by the router vendors.
> Your average PC doesn't have to be NEBS-compliant, doesn't have to work
> more than 24 hours w/o crashing, and doesn't have quite strict constraints
> on power & heat dissipation.  It doesn't have to have redundant power, and
> its components are readily available and cheap (those are produced in
> _large_ batches).

i think mo said something like "can we not discuss building global
infrastructure using home appliances?"