201708 - apenwarr


55 bookmarks. First posted by jgordon 10 weeks ago.


At that point, all we'd have to do is eliminate all remaining UDP and TCP from the Internet, and then we would definitely not need layer 2 bridging anymore, for real this time, and then we could get rid of broadcasts and MAC addresses and SDN and DHCP and all that stuff. And then the Internet would be elegant again.
history  internet  present  technology  communication 
5 weeks ago by soobrosa
The world in which IPv6 was a good design
from twitter
9 weeks ago by becked
Why is IPv6 such a complicated mess compared to IPv4? Wouldn't it be better if it had just been IPv4 with more address bits? But it's not, oh goodness, is it ever not. So I started asking around. Here's what I found.
ipv6  history  networking  internet  QUIC 
9 weeks ago by lidel
did you see btw?
from twitter
9 weeks ago by avi
"And then the Internet would be elegant again."
history  networking  ipv6  AveryPennarun  via:torbiak 
9 weeks ago by campbellr
"And then the Internet would be elegant again."
history  networking  ipv6  AveryPennarun 
9 weeks ago by torbiak
Networking history explained with
internet  ipv4  ipv6  networking  tutorial 
9 weeks ago by slyskawa
RT : The world in which IPv6 was a good design
from twitter
9 weeks ago by peba
The IETF people, when they were thinking about IPv6, saw this mess getting made […] and they said, hey wait a minute, stop right there. We don’t need any of this crap! What if instead the world worked like this? […] It would have been beautiful. Except for one problem: it never happened.
!  networking  history  ipv6  internet  recommended 
9 weeks ago by ap
Long discussion of networking legacy and IPv6, with many entertaining digressions.
history  internet  ipv6  networking 
9 weeks ago by emk
A very good explanation of some of the details of ethernet and internet networking explained via historical context.
internet  networking  ipv6  history  via:HackerNews 
9 weeks ago by mcherm
The evolution of Internet Protocol and Ethernet
9 weeks ago by jcrites
great history of networking leading to TCP/IP etc
internet  http 
10 weeks ago by tomcam
The world in which IPv6 was a good design
from twitter_favs
10 weeks ago by joseph
I thought this would be agreat chance to really try to figure out what was going on. Why is IPv6 such a complicated mess compared to IPv4? Wouldn't it be better if it had just been IPv4 with more address bits? But it's not, oh boy, is it ever not. So I started asking around. Here's what I found.
internet  ipv6  ip  ipv4  quic  network  explainer 
10 weeks ago by bezthomas
He worked on arcnet!
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10 weeks ago by jgordon