[Tagging] Mapping nonexistent paths

brad bradhaack at fastmail.com
Mon Mar 22 15:16:38 UTC 2021


If it doesn't exist what are you mapping?  I'm being literal.   OK, a 
virtual path, on an invisible path exists in some sense.

On 3/22/21 6:22 AM, ael via Tagging wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 04:06:37PM -0600, brad wrote:
>> A nonexistant path shouldn't be mapped.
> Justification? That seems just dogmatic. A virtual path (or some
> equivalent) solves a longstanding problem with routers failing to cross
> accessible open ground.
>
> If someone can walk across a space in a safe and legal way, a "path"
> comes into existence, at least in the abstract.
>
> I do think that "virtual" rather than "visibility=no" conveys that
> situation more clearly.
>
> ael
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