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From: Jeff Parker (jparkerAXIOWAVE.COM)
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 08:34:29 CDT
> Would somebody please tell me that why the SPF based protocol
> is named Open SPF?
> Ben (a student with the subject of adaptive routing)
There were (and still are) proprietary routing algorithms
proposed and implemented by various bodies. This was an
open protocol: the packets and the meanings of all fields
would be openly discussed and documented.
It is open in the sense that Linux is open and Windows is not.
- jeff parker