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RE: IP address fee??
- From: Jeroen Massar
- Date: Fri Sep 06 16:41:12 2002
Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 11:41:07AM -0500, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > I'd bet most of the customers I deal with learned networking from OS
> > manuals or CCNA study books, all of which still teach classful
> > addressing as the primary method. All of the ones I work with use
> > term "C" or "class C" to refer to a /24, and all are noticeably
> > when dealing with non-/24 masks.
Or even better... actual popquiz question*: "What is the subnet mask of
a class E?" ;)
Does anybody know that one ? Without looking into docs that is.
* = Seen in a pre-summer 2002 quiz at a Computer Science education in
And no the person teaching it didn't think he needed newer material than
his 1980's sheets.
So nopes, CIDR didn't exist for him and yes it's a false answer to say
"class E is pre-1992, we live in 2002".