At 03:05 PM 1/31/2001 -0800, Ed Gerck wrote:
You miss at least one other possibility. If it is possible to develop
an addressing scheme that works in a heterogeneous network, then
we can have point-to-point functionality across system borders and
do not require a homogeneous address space to do so.
There is roughly 30 years of experience in this realm that suggests otherwise.
The difference between theory and practise is practise.
If you wish to formulate a detailed technical specification, and subject it
to community review and testing, perhaps you will indeed show show us an
approach that will work. Until then, your suggestion is just an untested