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You seem to have misread the above comment. Here's what it actually said:

The system as a whole behaves more and more like a random router as the number of intelligent bamboo routing nodes increases

The point is that this process was gradual and implicit, so there's no point at which the intelligence was explicitly "deprecated". That doesn't excuse how things ended up, but it does explain it to some degree.

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