draft-lendl-speermint-background-02

This time I manged to publish a new version of my speermint thesis-like I-D in time. Phew. Spending time in trains is sometimes the best way for me to focus on a single subject. That used to be easier; now with 3G on the phone I can connect to the Internet while riding trains which provides ample fodder for distractions. Anyway, …

This update isn’t so much an update on the existing text, but instead adds a few new sections. Whereas the old text just analyzes the problem-space and lays out some generic principles, the additional text now provides a vision on what the solution could look like. As a bonus, I also discuss a few design mistakes I saw in various other documents.

Feedback is welcome.

[Update: My slides for the IETF session are here. Thanks to Alex for standing in for me. This pdf contains the comments I added to help Alex. ]