Subject: Re: v6 (was Re: -current sendmail cancer in IPv4-only kernel)
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/08/2000 19:02:38
On Tue, May 09, 2000 at 12:25:27AM +0200, Sean Doran wrote:
> If you have to pick on the OSI/RM, pick on the ISORMites
> themselves, or on all the layers ABOVE network, and maybe
> the CONS (and certainly the IONL). There's more than
> enough disgusting stuff there to flame without having to
> invent reasons to dislike CLNP et al.

It doesn't take any invention for me to dislike a network protocol where
nothing is at a reasonable alignment!

(Note that I did telephony standards work for some time and was just plain
 astounded by the indifference of the cadre of professional standards wonks
 to issues which were obviously critical to the performance of real
 implementations -- until one day I thought about it a little harder and
 suddenly understood why the ISO stack was how it was! :-))

Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
	"And where do all these highways go, now that we are free?"