Re: [Autoconf] updated draft on aspects of multi-hop wireless communication

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Wed, 25 February 2009 16:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] updated draft on aspects of multi-hop wireless communication
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Emmanuel Baccelli a écrit :
> Alex, I think that what Charlie and Thomas want to say is basically:
> 
> - A router typically has several physical interfaces
> - A router typically has just one MANET interface (although it may have 
> several)
> - A router may have just one physical interface (for instance its MANET 
> interface)

Emmanuel, I agree with the first definition in the list.  I think it's 
probably the most widely accepted definition, among the three.

However, the draft pictures a router with only one interface, which is 
only the third in the list.

Alex

> 
> Emmanuel
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 11:01 PM, Charles E. Perkins 
> <charles.perkins@earthlink.net <mailto:charles.perkins@earthlink.net>> 
> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Hello Alex,
> 
>     On this point I disagree.  I think it is better to show the
>     routers with a single network interface -- which is what
>     they have in real life.  This is also the reason that techniques
>     like split horizon aren't appropriate.
> 
>     Regards,
>     Charlie P.
> 
> 
>     Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> 
>         Emmanuel, AUTOCONFers,
> 
>         Just a short clarifying point: I think it would be clarifying to
>         illustrate the routers to have two interfaces.  Routers with
>         only one
>         interface aren't very typical.
> 
>         Just a note,
> 
>         Alex
> 
>         Emmanuel Baccelli a écrit :
> 
>             Hi all,
> 
> 
>             following the fruitful discussions about initial version of
>             the document, here is an update to the draft describing
>             aspects of
>             multi-hop wireless communication:
> 
>             http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-baccelli-multi-hop-wireless-communication-01.txt
> 
> 
> 
> 
>             Again, the goal of this document is to identify a consensus
>             about
>             this topic, and then use this to move on quicker with the
>             rest of the
>             work...
> 
>             Please review it, and provide feedback as soon as possible.
> 
> 
>             Cheers
> 
>             Emmanuel
> 
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