[ppml] Big numbers
david.conrad at nominum.com
Tue Apr 8 15:06:12 EDT 2003
On Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 09:21 AM, Bill Darte wrote:
> But what makes you think the paradigm for address allocation and
> will be human interactive RIR structures that exist today?
I'm not making that assumption (in fact, I actually assume the
> What is the total number of GET requests per second on the Internet
Not relevant. How fast do you want (and how much do you want to pay)
to update a database?
> Just seems to me that couching the answers to future problems in the
> paradigms of today is the way that we get in trouble.
I'm talking about a single /3. There are more. If we use up the first
in the foreseeable future, assuming address consuming applications
don't take a revolutionary turn (in which case a different /3 would be
appropriate), I figure it would make sense to re-evaluate whether fixed
128 bit addresses is the right model.
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