[ih] order of source and destination address in IP header
David P. Reed
dpreed at reed.com
Fri Mar 25 14:25:21 PST 2005
Oops, Dave - Your comment showed I said it wrong. I meant IP was *among
gateways* not between them, to achieve an end-to-end goal, of course.
The point was that it was not intended to be the framing structure and
addressing that was used by packet switches within the networks (what we
now call AS's). We Internet guys expected that our role was to be an
overlay. Only in some of our wildest dreams were we expecting that
people would build IP-native networks.
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