Thus spake "JFC (Jefsey) Morfin" <jefsey(_at_)jefsey(_dot_)com>
apart from a general analysis confusion between what is a "name" and what
is an "address" (which may concern users as well as objects), and an
obvious US nexus of the IETF analysed in RFC 3774, which too often leads
the debate to be based on US examples only (i.e. on 1/192 of the number of
the world's legal cultures and technical and commecial experiences - look
at the US only comments on ISDN). But even in the USA each citizen has a
SSN. Even in the USA streets are given a name, and houses a nr.
The SSN analogy isn't perfect; technically US citizens aren't required to
have an SSN, and a million or so do not.
Street names and numbers are a perfect example of what we're discussing,
though; do you propose that we completely redesign the mail and road system
such that people can take their addresses with them when they move? That's
exactly what you're talking about doing to IP.
The confusion comes from a lack of anlysis of the real world, of a good
model that everyone will accept, understand and use.
No, you're the only one that's confused. The IETF has a well-defined model
and definitions for names and addresses, and you are willfully ignoring
those definitions to hide the fact your arguments make no sense.
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