[arin-ppml] Routing Research Group is about to decide itsscalable routing recommendation

Michel Py michel at arneill-py.sacramento.ca.us
Sun Dec 20 15:47:44 EST 2009

> Danny McPherson wrote:
> Perhaps the disparity between the IETF work and the IRTF RRG
> work is that the operators are busy running networks and
> dealing with real operational issues, while the RRG folks
> are solving problems that won't been an issue for a decade
> or more..  This seems eerily similar to the IPv6 conundrum
> as of late, eh?


> Joe Maimon wrote:
> Why would a user accept as PI a prefix that wont go into
> the DFZ and/or is for all intents and purposes a second
> class prefix were they to have the choice and what would
> otherwise deprive them of a choice and why would DFZ
> routers and network operators expend the effort required to
> even make that option realistic?
> Who is required to extend the effort or make the sacrifice
> in order for whom to properly benefit? If they are not the
> same people, I dont see any of this working, even as they
> may very well all be technically workable.

I came to the same conclusions years ago when I pulled the plug on my
own thing. There is no market for a second class complicated multihoming


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