... WWIU / Orientation

> > "From now on, we should make this a primary distinction between switch
> > and a router: If a device has vertical line cards, it is a router, if
> > horizontal, it is a switch, unless there are two or more vertical slots
> > within any horizontal slot plane, then it is, in fact, a router."
> >
> > How does that sound?
> Like the start of some new RFC :slight_smile:

  which way is up? perhaps you had better state the
  problem in terms of X,Y,Z coordinates at a minium.
  Adding the fourth vector, time, may be useful as well;
  e.g. "... it was a router last night..."

maybe polar coordinates are better situated for distance vector protocols?