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Re: totd

  • From: Golan Ben-Oni
  • Date: Fri Aug 02 00:44:37 1996

On Wed, 31 Jul 1996, Christian Nielsen wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Jul 1996, Avi Freedman wrote:
> 
> > > 10  arpanet^255.255.2 (10.255.255.2)  178 ms  228 ms  234 ms
> > 
> > Looks like someone wanted to assign a serial network and didn't have time
> > to look at their internal network assignment maps...  I advise 'ip unn'
> > for times like that :)
> 
> 	I think that it would be "a good thing" for companies to start using
> the ips in RFC 1918 for internal ips on Serial Interfaces. This way, you are
> able to still reach Serial interfaces via ips where ip unn you can't.

Yes, this is the primary reason why we don't use unn interfaces.

> 	But, to do so, you would have to have filters on. If not it could cause
> problems. 

Indeed ..  Even tho we filter these from being announced, we still get
occassional letters from people who assume we are. 

- Golan

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