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RE: How many ISPs are out there?
- From: Roeland Meyer
- Date: Tue Jul 24 10:52:15 2001
Sprint is the worst for pre-fix filtering for all but their own customers.
I recently went through this with my old /24. It's still SWIP'd to MHSC but
I can't use it.
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> Subject: RE: How many ISPs are out there?
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> > some exceptions <Qwest?>) use BGP either. Then there is the
> old route
> > pre-fixing problem. Not many ISPs, smaller than /19, are
> going to be doing
> > effective ASN's either.
> I would take issue with the assertion that you need a /19 or
> larger to "be
> doing effective ASNs". My understanding is that as long as you get a
> block from former class C or "the swamp", you should be visible
> everywhere. We recently requested, and got a /21 from 65/8
> from Sprint.
> A phone call and some pleading got them to change that to
> AFAIK, that's reachable everywhere from AS19975 If that's
> *not* correct,
> I'd sure like to know...
> James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor