Re: [lisp] LISP EID Block Size

Sander Steffann <sander@steffann.nl> Thu, 31 October 2013 17:05 UTC

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From: Sander Steffann <sander@steffann.nl>
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Subject: Re: [lisp] LISP EID Block Size
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Hi,

Op 31 okt. 2013, om 17:57 heeft Noel Chiappa <jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> het volgende geschreven:
> I'm not sold on it yet either. (Like I said before, we'll have to support
> non-facial EIDs 'well' if the overall system is to be a success - so will
> these be enough 'better' that there will be some benefit to having them?)
> 
> But I think we won't know one way or the other unless we play around with
> them, and see if we can develop some good uses for them.
> 
> I'd like to make an analogy to LISP itself. In the early days, we thought up
> a lot of use cases (e.g. provider independece, multi-homing, etc). However,
> now that we have a fair amount of deployment, it turns out the be the most
> popular use-case (at the moment) is one that didn't get a lot of attention
> back them - VPNs.
> 
> Sometimes you just have to try things to learn more about them.

Ok,
Sander