maybe this is because "protocol purity zealots" take a long
term view and want to preserve the flexibility of the net
"market" to continue to grow and support new applications,
whereas the NAT vendors are just eating their seed corn.
Your long term view is irrelevant if you are unable to meet short term
very true. but at the same time, it's not enough to meet short term
challenges without providing a path to something that is sustainable in
the long term.
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