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[ppml] 2005-1 status


>>  Frankly, if the IETF thinks I am wrong about
>> this, then, they should start designing a new routing infrastructure
>> that can support the requirements of the real world.
> 
> The IETF ceased being responsible for the Internet's
> routing structure at least a decade ago. Seems to
> me that all the recent advancements in routing have
> been driven by network operators or vendors or
> end users, often with no IETF involvement.


Actually, I would say that the IETF is still responsible, but continues
to avoid making the hard choices that go along with changing the
fundamental routing architecture.  And, as there's currently nowhere
else that can reasonably act as a forum for building consensus about the
architecture.

Tony