On Nov 11, 2005, at 5:19 PM, Wayne E. Bouchard wrote:
I think, however, that this will be less dramatic than other
things. This is a "relatively" simple software change. The one thing
it *will* do is make sure that all the old hardware out there that
runs BGP won't work anymore and have to be updated. This is arguably a
good thing. Also remember that this is still some time away. Getting
ever closer, but still a future event.
Given the presentation at the last NANOG, the "old" routers running
16-bit code / hardware / ASICs can just keep going for a very long time.
Or did I miss some important point?