Masataka Ohta writes:
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
Circa 1974, in a computer architecture class, I heard Fred Brooks point
out that *every* successful computer design eventually ran out of address
space. The same applies to network protocols.
An interesting theory.
It explains why IPv6 can't be successful.
Nice line. I don't agree with either your conclusion or your
sentiments, but it is definitely a nice line.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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