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Re: Statements against new.net?

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Wed Mar 14 07:45:50 2001

On Tue, 13 Mar 2001 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> I suppose the*next* thing we'll see is people complaining that the
> concept of CIDR is an evil value judgement, because you need to decide what
> aggregation to do in order to keep the routing table a manageable size.
> 
> And sometime in May, we'll have the complaints that IP addresses are
> political because they only allow 256 values per octet, and a
> class-action lawsuit is planned for the number 257, 258, -3, and all
> the fractions.
> 

The same way you can get a custome license plate or order an easily
remembered phone number - I am sure someone will soon sue to get an IP
address of 1.1.1.1.

Give it up, Valdis, you ain't gonna convince the people who see $ signs in
all this.

-Hank






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