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Re: the iab simplifies internet architecture!
- From: Pekka Savola
- Date: Tue Nov 15 09:25:19 2005
On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Randy Bush wrote:
yes, including improving (in various ways) their existing equipment
and software to make the customer happier.
It's a two way street; vendors need to listen to the ops folks.
because they want to sell their equipment and software to the
So that they can affect the protocols that are going to be implemented
at a stage where they can still be modified to suit their needs,
scenarios, requirements, etc.
Ops folks need to participate in the IETF.
because they want to sell what? clue? seems unmarketable.
Options for changing the protocols are somewhat more limited (though
not zero) when the specs and code (those that don't address the needs
of a particular set of operators as-is, in any case) have already
Pekka Savola "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings