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

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Mon Oct 17 21:26:56 2005

> What we need is an interdomain routing system that can either (a) 
> drastically reduce the incremental cost of additional prefixes in the DFZ, 
> or (b) move the exist cost out of the DFZ to the people who want to 
> multihome.  Both probably mean ditching BGP4 and moving to some sort of 
> inter-AS MPLS scheme, but it will never see the light of day unless it 
> allows leaving hosts and intra-site routing intact (i.e. hop-by-hop routing 
> and a single prefix per site).  This last is why shim6 is DOA.

	or...  drop the idea of "A"/"THE" default free zone and 
	recognize that the concept is based on a flawed assumption.


> S
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> CCIE #3723           people.  Smart people surround themselves with
> K5SSS         smart people who disagree with them."  --Aaron Sorkin