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Re: metarouting [Re: [RRG] recent progress in routing research]
On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Randy Bush wrote:
The point for this paper (IMHO) in my opinion should be to prove
that it can express the same things that BGP can do.
if that was true, that it could model the brokenness, lack of
single solution, lack of convergence, ... then why do anything?
the point of the story is to express policy so that incorrect
policy is outside the notation.
Maybe the issue is whether the desire is to evolutionize or
revolutionize the currently deployed routing systems. Evolution seems
to require being able to (at least initially, with some disclaimers,
etc.) represent the policies that are available as it is, otherwise
folks will not transition. If the goal is to have a revolution, maybe
there isn't need for backward-compatibility and you can just make a
Pekka Savola "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings
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