Re: [RAM] Different approaches for different protocols

jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa) Fri, 21 December 2007 03:19 UTC

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    > From: RJ Atkinson <rja@extremenetworks.com>;

    > (A) I'd encourage keeping your concepts (1) and (2) separate, in
    > separate drafts and ideally with separate names, at least for now.
    > (B) Separately, modularity and clean architecture would argue for
    > keeping the mapping database structure separately specified from any
    > other bits of protocol design.
    > ...
    > keeping things separate and modular seems beneficial all around for
    > now.

Not just for now - it's even more valuable in the long run.

Modularity is your friend when it comes to archiectural lifetime.

	Noel

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