On Wed, 5 Sep 2007, Thomas Bridge wrote:
>> I don't have a problem with L2 protocols (like PPP). I have a problem
>> with encapsulation of layers of L2 protocols over L3 protocols
>> (L2TP/IP, then again ATM).
>> But why? Other than aesthetics?
Uhmm, how can I answer this without repeating what I've said on how
obscurance of network topology (e.g. through tunneling, like IP/ATM)
will lead to scenic routing. I've given and restated the same example
several times over now.
If IP can't see the shortest route, it can't take it.
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