On 2/5/2004 7:41 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
configuration is a Hard Problem.
No kidding. When it's defined broadly enough, it's impossible since the
requirements are contradictory.
DHCP is really only good for things that are inherently tied to the
network location, which isn't much besides address, netmask, and
default route. (and it botches address configuration by making IP
DHCP is a fine choice for what it provides in the scope that it actually
functions within. That's a lot of caveats right there.
Most of this is discussed in the draft.
Eric A. Hall http://www.ehsco.com/
Internet Core Protocols http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/coreprot/