[e2e] use of MAC addresses
puddinghead_wilson007 at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 18 00:48:37 PDT 2006
Scale up for what?
Reachability and switching methods and end point
identifiers are all different topics.
--- Detlef Bosau <detlef.bosau at web.de> wrote:
> Puddinhead Wilson wrote:
> > --- Detlef Bosau <detlef.bosau at web.de> wrote:
> > Yes so why not carry out all transcations using
> that address?
> IIRC, Joe discussed this before.
> The routing algorithms simply do not scale up to
> millions of nodes when
> you use a "flat" address room.
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