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Re: InterNIC - We put the "I" in incompetent.

  • From: George Herbert
  • Date: Sun Mar 14 15:05:39 1999


Michael Dillon <michael@memra.com> wrote:
>On Sun, 14 Mar 1999, I Am Not An Isp wrote:
>> >>    NS1.ENTERZONE.NET            209.41.244.5
>> >>    NS2.ENTERZONE.NET            209.41.244.6
>> >
>> >Hmm... same subnet...
>> 
>> Michael, you should know better than that.  I do not see a subnet mask on
>> these IP addresses.  There is nothing stopping a Network Operator from
>> making these /32s and putting them on different networks.
>
>Nothing except community consensus that it is a *BAD* thing to pollute the
>global routing table with lots of long prefixes.

Could be internally divided within a single external announcement
from one AS.

However, I think we all know this is nitpicking and the odds that
these systems are further apart than about 20 feet approach zero.


-george william herbert
gherbert@crl.com







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