Re: Big Uncle (was P2P's essense - was FoRK This Action!! (P2P's Dark Side))

From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 19:09:35 PST wrote:

> In a message dated 3/5/01 8:45:56 AM Eastern Standard Time, Adam "The
> Unicoder" Beberg writes:
> << Hint: enough people demand (and pay for) static IP's that we run out,
> forcing the IPv6 issue, then we have enough addresses, and having a static
> IP just becomes normal, forcing costs down, then client+server just becomes
> the universal norm again. Opps, did I mention paying, well that plan will
> never work will it, odds are we'll just build more layers of NAT until the
> internet is completely useless.

The number one priority of p2p infrastructural plays should be to make it
absolutely impossible to enforce assymetry or to have any sort of direct mapping
between logical resources and any kind of "physical" location.

Think about it. It's all about application-level routing.



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