[discuss] On Addresses and Identifiers / proceeding properly

Seth Johnson seth.p.johnson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 17:41:01 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 9:44 AM, Patrik Fältström <paf at frobbit.se> wrote:
> On 2014-03-07 17:24, Lee Howard wrote:
>> The case was, "What if the government made a network use addresses not
>> acknowledged by the rest of the world."
>> The answer is, "The network would no longer be on the Internet."
>> Minimum requirement: interoperability.  Without that, no Internet.
> To put it differently, allocation of parameters is not policy decisions.
> It is the result of coordination between the parties that need the
> parameters.

Exactly!  And this is a very, very critical point, probably one of
the most critical things people need to be understanding
right about now.

I'll elaborate more later, but I have way too much on my plate right
now.  Glad Patrik picked it up.

(Enjoy your weekend folks.)


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