[Babel-users] [Henning Rogge] Re: Ideas about Babel

Juliusz Chroboczek Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr
Tue Dec 23 15:27:38 UTC 2008

>> I believe that Babel's neighbour discovery mechanism is smarter than the
>> one in NHDP.

> In which way ? Maybe you can give me some pointers to look into the babel 
> documentation.

Section 3.4.1 of the protocol spec, which is implemented in the function
update_neighbour in the Babel sample implementation.

> In addition to this TimeTLV solves the problem if different timeouts
> depending on the hopcount (very important for fisheye implementations).

I'll try to understand that.

>> Finally, my opinion of OLSRv2 is that it solves none of the fundamental
>> problems with OLSR.

> I think we can agree to disagree here... ;)

I'd rather you explained how OLSRv2 solves the problems of mis-behaviour of
link-state in unstable networks.  I do understand the mechanisms that avoid
this misbehaviour in OSPF.  I've seen no such mechanisms in OLSRv2.


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