On 04:16 16/07/2005, Steven M. Bellovin said:
In message <42D84379(_dot_)6050600(_at_)necom830(_dot_)hpcl(_dot_)titech(_dot_)ac(_dot_)jp>, Masataka Ohta
>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.
Has work been carried on IPv6 Interface ID Grids to give a quasi illimited
number of pre-defined/agreed connection points/ports?
(my interest is more "plug and play" and access engine oriented than IPv6
behind NAT or ... IPv8).
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