[discuss] Internet: the INTER-connection of local NET-works

Sivasubramanian M isolatedn at gmail.com
Sun May 4 23:08:31 UTC 2014

+100 on what Brian said.

Sivasubramanian M <https://www.facebook.com/sivasubramanian.muthusamy>

On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 1:58 AM, Brian E Carpenter <
brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 05/05/2014 06:43, Bill Woodcock wrote:
> >> These local networks maintain all the necessary resources and functions
> locally.
> >> The IP address is derived from the geographical position in the world
> coordinate system. We use 64-bit for global and 64-bit for local address.
> The routing (geo-routing) is based on the destination address of the packet
> relative to the position of the router. From the distance and the angle wc
> can easy make the decisions.
> >
> > Yes.  I, for one, welcome our new 128-bit binary URLs and email
> addresses.  Let me see about getting a USB morse-code key, so I can enter
> them all without wearing out my keyboard.
> A hexadecimal keyboard would be a reasonable compromise and less hard on
> your wrist muscles.
> But seriously, Andrew has explained in patient detail why this design
> could never work. Personally I think it's worthwhile to quote from
> Tim Berners-Lee's book:
> "There's a freedom about the Internet: As long as we accept the
> rules of sending packets around, we can send packets containing
> anything to anywhere."
> A network composed entirely of intranets might serve the purposes
> of those who seek cultural isolation, but it would not be the Internet
> and we wouldn't have a World-Wide Web. In fact, we wouldn't be able to
> have this conversation, either. Phenomena like gmail and 1net would
> never have arisen in such a network.
>    Brian
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