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	Title		: Some Internet Architectural Guidelines and Philosophy
	Author(s)	: R. Bush, T. Griffin, D. Meyer
	Filename	: draft-ymbk-arch-guidelines-04.txt
	Pages		: 29
	Date		: 25-Jul-02
	
This document extends RFC 1958 [RFC1958] by outlining some of the
philosophical guidelines to which architects and designers of
Internet backbone networks should adhere. We describe the Simplicity
Principle, which states that complexity is the primary mechanism that
impedes efficient scaling, and discuss its implications on the
architecture, design and engineering issues found in large scale
Internet backbones

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