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Re: 214/8 and 215/8

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Thu Nov 01 11:25:27 2001

> > > Hi -
> > >
> > >   214/8 and 215/8 seem to have been allocated to the U.S. DoD in ca. 1998.
> > > There does seem to be a few sizeable announcements (which overlap a few
> > > not-so-sizable ones), but I have to wonder if anyone can explain the
> > > grounds on which they were allocated these two /8s, and which body
> > > did the allocation.   Anyone?
> > >
> > >       Sean.
> > 
> > I could. Why does it matter?
> 
> Oh, openness, transparency, that sort of thing. Nothing really
> important.
> 
> Nigel
> 

These were delegated on the return of nets 49 and 50, along w/ about a 
/9 of mixed /16 and /24 space. e.g. an overall reduction in the
amount of space.  Jon Postel, as the IANA, approved the transfers.
At that time, ARIN did not have control over legacy delegations.


--bill




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