Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Thu, 22 July 2010 15:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)
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Le 22/07/2010 16:29, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) a écrit :
> Alexandru
>> by multi-hop networks I mean: LFN--MR--MR--LFN is a multi-hop
>> network using link-local addresses exclusively between MRs.
>
> Right this moment, I can't expand LFN (leaf node?). But no matter,
> I assume it's a non-routing endpoint.

Right, LFN is a "Local Fixed Node", non-routing endpoint.

> Now

So you agree that LFN--MR--MR--LFN _is_ a multi-hop network?

> consider the network:
>
> LFN - MR - MR - MR - MR - MR - LFN
>
> That's a multi-hop network.

Yes, that too is a multi-hop network, I agree.

Between each MR only link-local addresses are used.

What do you think?

Alex

> Add more MRs if you like.


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