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Re: Scalability issues in the Internet routing system

  • From: Elmar K. Bins
  • Date: Wed Oct 19 06:50:53 2005

[email protected] (Andre Oppermann) wrote:

> >Apart from that, IMHO cooking down the prefixes only buys time, but does
> >not solve the problem. More people will multihome, and with the current
> >mechanisms and routing cloud, they have to do it by injecting prefixes.
> And this won't change in future.
> >I'm not sure whether this hasn't long become an architectural question
> >and should be moved to the (new) IETF arch list. Opinions?
> >
> >Yours,
> >	Elmi.
> >
> >PS: Btw, anyone can give me a hint on where to discuss new ideas for
> >    e.g. routing schemes (and finding out whether it's an old idea)?
> With pretty high certainy one can say that it is an old idea with some
> minor twist or wording change.

I was thinking of something different from Susan's approach, hence my
question. Cooking up stuff to save memory and processing in the router
isn't it, IMHO, but I have ideas in my head which I would like to share.
But then, I wouldn't want to spoil everybody's time if it's old.



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