Re: [Autoconf] Closing summary on consensus-call for RFC5889modifications

"Charles E. Perkins" <> Fri, 27 August 2010 11:28 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] Closing summary on consensus-call for RFC5889modifications
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Hello Chris,

The examples I gave DO NOT provide the
functionality in your message.

That _is_ the point.  The point is that a node can
beneficially reside in an ad hoc network without
doing those things.  ... and that we should not
legislate otherwise.

Charlie P.

On 8/27/2010 1:26 AM, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) wrote:
> I'm failing to see how any of the examples you quote (which I
> agree, would not make a node a router) are sufficient for all
> of the functionality I noted. I really would like (but I'll
> be unable to reply to for at least some days - it's a long
> weekend coming up) to know how you get the functionality.
> Ideally I'd like equivalent functionality to the OLSR example,
> what I wouldn't count is where a host node is permanently
> (albeit wirelessly) attached to a single other router node.
> How far from the latter and close to the former can you get?
> (I can see how to get from the one permanent point of
> attachment to occasionally changing that, with transients,
> using Mobile IP.)