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Re: IP address fee??

  • From: Manolo Hernandez
  • Date: Fri Sep 06 10:13:50 2002

I have tended as of late to avoid using the term "class A/B/C". Too many
people at my job do not understand the meaning and make themselves look
stupid. I have instead resorted to using mask be it a /24 or a /27 aka
"slash 27" it seems to work well with the people who have some
experience. Other you have to train from the binary
"11111111.1111111.11111111.00000000". But in the end the classing of
addresses has gone the way for EGP "depricated".

On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 10:00, Joe Abley wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 01:13:27PM -0500, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > Because "Cee" is easier to pronounce than "slash twenty-four".  Ease of use
> > trumps open standards yet again :)
> 
> Nobody was talking. "/24" is easier to type than "class C". No
> trumps!  Everybody loses!
> 
> How many people learn about networks from certification courses or
> in school, anyway? It was always my impression that people learnt
> mainly by listening to other people.
> 
> If networking on the front lines is an informal oral tradition more
> than it is a taught science, then perhaps it's natural for obsolete
> terminology to continue to be "taught" long after it stopped having
> any relevance.
> 
> 
> Joe
> 
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