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Re: [RRG] Consensus? End-user networks need their own portable address space
On 2008-06-21 02:54, Eliot Lear wrote:
>> Whats your conclusion? That we need to assume the IP address will be
>> used as an identifier by higher layers for the foreseeable future, and
>> figure out how to live with it?
> I am loathe to make a sweeping statement here, but when considering the
> economic incentives for change (or lack thereof), all those lovely uses
> Bill mentioned are economic disincentives from breaking the identifier
> association from an IP address, and economic incentives for PI approaches.
As a matter of fact, this mess was identified by RFC 2101, but so far,
the incentives for change don't seem to have become compelling.
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