There is nearly exclusive concern about preventing all cases of
problems, no matter how occasional or minor, with little apparent
concern for the affirmative need to *faciliate* progress.
True. If IP had been subject to the same level of scrutiny that is
applied to Identifier/locator separation proposals on the RAM list, we
would never have adopted IP (a protocol with so many security
perhaps. but IP was designed in a more naive, and less hostile, time.
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