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Re: Class B Address

  • From: Patrick Evans
  • Date: Sat May 20 23:52:11 2000
  • Envelope-to: nanog@merit.edu

On 20 May 2000, Sean Donelan wrote:

> On Sat, 20 May 2000, "HANSEN CHAN" wrote:
> > Can someone point me to some documents/weblink on how many class B
> > addresses are still available? Have the registries like RIPE/ARIN/APRIN
> > exhausted class B addresses already? IPv6 Forum presentations have me
> > believed class B addresses are exhausted and the situation is especially
> > bad for country like China. However, after checking with some Chinese I
> > was told just the opposite. So I am wondering is address scarcity just a
> > hype?
> 
> My question is what is your requirement for a "classfull" address?
> 
> With CIDR you can create the same number of addresses out of any of
> the traditional Class A, B, or C areas. 

And then watch certain tier-Ns filter out your routes?

-- 
Patrick Evans - Sysadmin, bran addict and couch potato
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