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Re: Domain names for ISP infrastructure links
- From: Philip J. Nesser II
- Date: Tue Jan 07 19:57:07 1997
- Phone: (206)481-4303
- Us-nail: 13501 100th Ave NE, Suite 5202, Kirkland, WA 98034
John Curran supposedly said:
> At 17:25 1/7/97, John W. Stewart III wrote:
> >conventions are fine
> >and it's helpful to users and operators alike for names to
> >contain a fair amount of information
> >but "standardizing" with fixed-width fields, pop codes,
> >next-hop router, etc. doesn't seem that productive when
> >providers are gonna do what they want anyway.
> No... we're going to mandate OID-style router names
> for the world's Internet providers:
> <isoc-tree>.<internet-infrastructure branch>.
> <iso country code>.<city ordinal>.<provider #>.
> <facility #>.<rack #>.<shelf #>.<router ordinal>
> Great fun to watch (it could be happening this way
> in the alternate universe next door.)
Which is exactly why I asked the question if people are serious about
this. I have great fun specifying things (hey thats why I like the IETF
:-) and would happily spend a few hours coming up with all sorts of great
specifications but I want to know if they have any chance of being adopted.
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