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Re: Fw: Administrivia: ORBS
- From: Paul Vixie
- Date: Fri Jan 14 21:47:02 2000
> > Nope, they'll list anyone who blocks them, regardless of open
> > relay status.
> If that's true, they're going too far, and won't be able to become
> widespread enough to matter.
Right. MAPS narrowly dodged that same bullet several times in the early days,
and both ORBS and IMRSS were created as direct responses to our well-learned
conservatism about who we will blackhole and why.
> That's a damn shame.
Not really. Failure is a natural consequence of any nonscalable activity.
Paul Vixie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> But what *IS* the internet?
> It's the largest equivalence class in the reflexive transitive
> symmetric closure of the relationship "can be reached by an IP
> packet from". --Seth Breidbart