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

  • From: Gordon Cook
  • Date: Mon Oct 17 19:19:58 2005

Wasn't Noel Chiappa Nimrods "father" ?

He explained his philosophy to me in an interview a decade ago as well as why he believed that BGP was not sustainable.

yet here we are still chugging along

meanwhile back to your operational flows ;-)

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On Oct 17, 2005, at 5:58 PM, Fred Baker wrote:

now, the proposal put forward lo these many moons ago to avoid any possibility of a routing change was, as I recall, Nimrod, and the Nimrod architecture called for variable length addresses in the network layer protocol and the use of a flow label (as in "IPv6 flow label") as a short-form address in some senses akin to a virtual circuit ID.