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Re: /8 end user assignment?

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Sun Aug 07 16:55:15 2005

On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, William Warren wrote:

> I think i did not make myself clear.  The corrections off-list are
> valid..:)  However the modems are accessed by the providers using
> RFC1918 space and not public IP space.  This is true it does not mean

and there was a mention at IETF by Alian of comcast (formerly of FT I
thought?) that comcast was looking at an immediate ipv6 rollout: "because
net 10 is not big enough"... 'immediate' on some scale not 'ten years out'
(no timeframes mentioned, sorry)

> they are natting the users..however they are using large amounts of
> RFC1918 space to either save address space in general or save the costs
> associated with the additional address space they would consume if they
> did not use the RFC1918 space.
> William Warren wrote:
> >
> > Actually the cable modems and Dsl modems usually have a 10.x address
> > they are used by the ISP's to access their internal firware.  Also on
> > traces that I have done on both cable and dsl the first hop is
> > invariably a RFC1918 address.
> >
> <snip>
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