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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
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.