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Re: the iab simplifies internet architecture!

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Mon Nov 14 15:28:18 2005

On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 05:53:04AM -0800, Fred Baker wrote:
> I believe that it is attributable to John Hart, Vitalink, late  
> 1980's. If he didn't coin it, he sure quoted it a lot.
> Radia would have said something more like "bridge within a campus and  
> route between them", I suspect.
> On Nov 11, 2005, at 1:36 PM, [email protected] wrote:
> >	"bridge where you can, route where you must."  -- i forgot where  
> >this came from? Radia?

there was 3com inthere somewhere too. (fond memories of Vitalink and a 
globally bridged network.  ARP storms have a special place in my heart)

the counter phrase was, of course, "route where you can, bridge where you must".