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RE: [RRG] Long term clean-slate only for the RRG?
|> In present-day IP routing object label called the "IP
|Address" is used
|> both as the identifier, and as the location-specifying attribute.
|... if the routing-name has such a location-specifying attribute. I
|suggest that 220.127.116.11 has no location-specifying attribute of its
|own. It is only routing mechanisms that discover/provide
|where it might be. Granted there are some ways of constructing
|routing-names that build location information into them (for use by
|routing), but the current IP address is not one of them.
More semantics... A locator is simply a token assigned to a particular
topological location. You are correct, the routing mechanisms discover and
distribute that assignment. It is a correspondence to topology, not a
specification of the topology.
Are we done with the nits yet?
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