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Re: 214/8 and 215/8
- From: bmanning
- Date: Thu Nov 01 11:45:17 2001
> | 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.
> So I seem to be missing something that keeps me from understanding this --
> why didn't they just turn off the /9 of mixed /16 and /24 space and
> keep the two pre-existing historical class-As, which would have more
> fully followed the BCPs?
legecy hardware/software. Fully classless kit was just becoming
common at the time. (cisco did not support it across the product line)