[RINA] Question for all of you
flavio.esposito at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 00:18:13 EDT 2010
to me a layer is
a logical abstraction identified by a set of functions for which it's the
Can we say that RINA design principle assumes an holistic approach that is
against the modularized "divide and conquer" architecture ala ISO-OSI, where
each so called layer has a limited variables scope?
2010/10/1 John Day <jeanjour at comcast.net>
> Lately, I have had inklings from discussions on various IETF lists
> that what I thought a layer was may be at odds with what much of the
> Internet thinks a layer is.
> So I thought I would ask all of you, what it was you were taught a
> layer was? Could you define or otherwise characterize the concept
> of"layer"? Not layer in RINA, but the concept of layer as you
> understood it prior to RINA (in case knowledge of RINA has changed
> your concept of layer). Of course it would be interesting to know
> whether or not it has.
> This is not a trick question. I suspect that there is a subtle
> difference and this is the only way I can think to test the
> Take care,
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