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Re: And Now for Something Completely Different (was Re: IPv6 news)

  • From: Brandon Butterworth
  • Date: Sun Oct 16 08:08:03 2005

> Think in the future, do we really want routers that'll handle millions of 
> prefixes and hundreds of thousands of AS numbers, just because people want 
> resiliance?

Something will have to provide it and I don't want it to be each of my
hosts. I'd rather the hundreds of hosts handle payload and a few proper
network devices handle where to move it

> If this can be solved on the end-user layer instead, it's more 
> scalable.

Sadly most end users will have no idea and cause more trouble
that it's worth if hosts do it