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 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
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
tags! arp article averypennarun bridging carrier communication computers ethernet explainer failure fantastic history http infrastructure interesting internet internetworking ip ipv4 ipv6 it network networking networks present quic reading-diary recommended router routers routing s switch switches sysadmin tcp tcpip technology tutorial udp via:hackernews via:torbiak wifi year:2017