Re: draft-hubbard-registry-guidelines-03.txt

Jens Schweikhardt <Schweikhardt@rus.uni-stuttgart.de> Tue, 30 July 1996 06:53 UTC

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From: Jens Schweikhardt <Schweikhardt@rus.uni-stuttgart.de>
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Subject: Re: draft-hubbard-registry-guidelines-03.txt
To: Pete Resnick <presnick@qualcomm.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 1996 08:47:22 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: JohnM@competitive.com, davidc@apnic.net, dfk@ripe.net, kimh@internic.net, markk@internic.net, Postel@isi.edu, jfbb@atmnet.net, cidrd@iepg.org, iesg@CNRI.Reston.VA.US, ietf@CNRI.Reston.VA.US
In-Reply-To: <v03007801ae22bc1b6de1@resnick1.isdn.uiuc.edu> from "Pete Resnick" at Jul 29, 96 02:08:03 pm
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> On 7/29/96 at 10:08 AM -0500, JohnM wrote:
> 
> >Consider the Internet-draft that would allow all IP addresses to be
> >created and used dynamically.  Addresses would be created primarily by
> >using global positioning (latitude-longitude-altitude) information
> >coupled with MAC  addresses (network interface card manufacturer/serial
> >numbers).
> 
> Well, I am quite sure that the people in my company who sell these GPS
> beasties would be pleased to see it to everyone who needs an IP address
> this way! :-)
> 
> Does this mean that if I am in an airplane, my IP address would change
> REALLY REALLY FAST?

Or what happens when I swap the locations of the two
workstations on my desk? Or when I swap the two
ethernet interfaces in one of them? Or if I just
_rotate_ a multihomed host?


	Jens
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