Re: Machine Identity

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Tue, 26 February 2008 19:53 UTC

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Keith Moore wrote:
> Dave Crocker wrote:
>>    Why isn't a Domain Name sufficient to the purpose you have in mind?
> the usual reason is that there's a disconnect between the domain name 
> and the host or the app.  


That was not a major reason that was cited during the extended period of debate 
about identifier/locator separation design issues.

But to repeat:  Only Stephane knows exactly what he has in mind.

d/
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   Dave Crocker
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