[ih] Domains and Networks (was Re: The story of BGP?)
LarrySheldon at cox.net
Fri Feb 8 13:43:28 PST 2013
On 2/8/2013 7:17 AM, John Day wrote:
> Yes, both intra-domain and inter-domain routing as well as the detailed
> structure of the network layer, i.e. dividing it into 3 sublayers, were
> developed in OSI.
> This is what lead to the idea of using link state locally (for networks)
> and distance vector globally (for internets). There was a good debate
> on intra-domain routing between a proposal by Dave Piscatello and Dave
> Oran. They ended up choosing Oran's, which became IS-IS. Piscatello's
> proposal had some interesting properties.
I guess I never got into those parts of the world (ANSI and OSI).
A shame that technical folks re-use words and essentially destroy their
meanings for people not confined to one clique.
In my admin tole I was constantly having to deal with people who could
not separate IP addressing from domain addressing.
A trivial nit, but it worth raising because I was reminded that the
world was bigger than my clique.
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>> Rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers, rain at first. Moderate
>> or good,
>> occasionally poor at first.
I'll work on it.
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