Re: [homegate] [fun] HOMENET working group proposal

Martin Focazio <martyf@gmail.com> Fri, 01 July 2011 01:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [homegate] [fun] HOMENET working group proposal
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On Jun 30, 2011, at 19:51, james woodyatt <jhw@apple.com>; wrote:

>
> The key thing here is that by Alice choosing to use one service provider over another, she can make Bob's application fail, and vice versa.  The mobile service providers that don't have enough IPv4 addresses to serve all their customers are in a bind and can't budge.  The wireline service providers who have 5-10 years of IPv4 addresses in reserve are the ones whistling past the graveyard.
>

You assume at Alice CAN select a service provider. In a large part of
the USA your choices are nil. You have a single wireline provider or
you don't have a connection.