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    "as long as people agree to believe in it"
    by Anonymous on Wednesday April 13 2005, @04:58AM (#14879)
    http://www1.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current /msg34915.html

    "Why does the IESG think that it is a good idea to make it difficult to
    get SRV prefix assignments? They should be assigned automatically. There
    is no shortage of SRV prefixes, there is a finite number of TCP/IP port
    numbers. It makes absolutely no sense to make folk grovel and submit an
    RFC and get it through the IESG just to get a prefix assigned.

    I didn't do this for my non IETF protocols, I just made the prefixes up
    myself. The chance of an accidental collision is infintesimal and could
    be eliminated entirely if the allocation process was made sane.

    Nobody is going to tread on my prefixes for the good reason that if they
    do their protocol will break."

    "I come from a culture where the foundation myth consists of strange
    women lying around in ponds distributing swords. Authority is a myth
    that only has substance as long as people agree to believe in it."
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    "as long as people [are FORCED to]..."
    by Anonymous on Wednesday April 13 2005, @05:03AM (#14880)
    "as long as people agree to believe in it"

    "as long as people [are FORCED to] agree to believe in it"

    The U.S. DOD, CIA, NSA and the rest of the
    Northern Virginia agencies like the ISOC
    will force it down your throats.
    You will believe. You will use IPv6. You
    will be tracked. You will be assimilated.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]


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