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

  • From: I Am Not An Isp
  • Date: Sun Mar 14 15:19:19 1999

At 11:54 AM 3/14/99 -0800, Michael Dillon 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.

I am capable of putting /32s in my network an announcing the aggregate.  We
did this at Priori, Michael.  Justin programmed each loopback as a /32 out
of the same /24, so we had x.x.x.1 on the west coast and x.x.x.2 on the
east coast, but still only announced the /18.

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

TTFN,
patrick

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