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Re: IP address fee??

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Mon Sep 09 05:06:15 2002


On Sun, 8 Sep 2002 bdragon@gweep.net wrote:

> 
> > On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 01:36:27PM -0400, Derek Samford wrote:
> > > Shane,
> > >             There is a practice on that (At least here.). Generally we
> > > provide a Class C to our customers at no additional charge, but we have
> > 
> > Why in this day and age, 9 years after the invention of CIDR, are we still 
> > refering to "class C"'s?
> 
> Probably for the same reason that people refer to 56K baud modems.
> It is easier to say, and most people don't care if it is accurate or not.

Indeed.. in the same way we all say bandwidth when the term is incorrect and
technically speaking we mean bitrate.. point is we all know what you mean so the
language is fine albeit technically inaccurate!

Steve







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