Architectural Considerations for a New Generation of Protocols

  title={Architectural Considerations for a New Generation of Protocols},
  author={David D. Clark and David L. Tennenhouse},
The current generation of protocol architectures, such as TCP/IP or the ISO suite, seem successful at meeting the demands of todays networks. However, a number of new requirements have been proposed for the networks of tomorrow, and some innovation in protocol structuring may be necessary. In this paper, we review some key requirements for tomorrow's networks, and propose some architectural principles to structure a new generation of protocols. In particular, this paper identifies two new… CONTINUE READING
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