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Re: addition of TLV to locator ID or locator ID set
On 28-sep-2005, at 15:01, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
Agreed. But I don't think you can look on it as an intermediate
unknown to the host, which was the basis of 8+8. It will be more like
an offload processor, with the stack split above the shim.
Although implementing the shim in a proxy / middlebox / offload
processor is useful in its own right, having a different box (such as
a regular router) rewrite source addresses may yet be possible, and
if it is, it solves most of our ingress filtering problems in a very
I think I posted this to the list, but maybe I didn't so here goes.
One of the ways to do demultiplexing would be for the shim to insert
a header. If we manage to make it possible to do demux on JUST this
header, then rewriting the source address field is of no consequence
to the correspondent.