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Re: /24 in the RIPE netblocks

  • From: Leigh Porter
  • Date: Tue Jun 02 05:18:23 1998

Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> Ripe delegates the 193/8, 194/8 and 195/8 blocks to european customers and
> some of these are /24 called "provider independant" nets and therefore
> arent connected to an ISP but rather directly to the customer and thus by
> definitition cannot be aggregated. The original idea was to have these so
> people wouldnt have to renumber when changing ISPs. I guess a lot of you
> consider this "a bad thing" (tm) but it's the way it is...
>
> My question is how many in the US filter out these /24 announcements from
> these blocks? And if you filter, would you consider making an exception
> for /24 in 193,194,195/8?

>From what I remember about readin peoples dampening/filtering policies
anythingin 193/8 and 195/8 and prehaps 194/8 as well (Cannot remember) was an
exception
to the /24 filtering rule.

Does anybody have the URL's of some policy information to support this, or
did I imagine it completly ;-)

--
Leigh Porter






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