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Re: Your class 'B' address space

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Tue Sep 29 13:29:29 1998

On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, John Todd wrote:

> I think the number of sites that have this particular situation is very small
> and does not justify such an enormous waste of address space to circumvent the
> filters on these particular providers.  Small address advertisements (>/19)
> are
> sufficient to provide acceptable redundancy in a multi-homed environment.

If the registries would start allocating address space that has been
recovered from the swamp to this sort of company, then the problem would
be solved. If a company needs multihoming capability but will never use
more than a /23 then what is wrong with reusing swamp space?

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Michael Dillon                 -               E-mail: michael@memra.com
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