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Re: Multi-6 [WAS: OT - Vint Cerf joins Google]
- From: David Conrad
- Date: Sun Sep 11 12:52:57 2005
On Sep 11, 2005, at 12:52 AM, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
This says that although there are 170k prefixes on the Internet,
This is an interesting assertion. I thought the majority of
announced prefixes was due to folks punching holes in their registry
allocated blocks in order to do traffic engineering of one form of
another (multi-homing being a form of traffic engineering).
only 20k entities who actually need to announce IP space. There is
one explanation for such a large difference (8.5x) between these two
numbers, namely that people who are announcing IP space need multiple
blocks in order to accomodate their needs.
Can you point at the data which backs up your assertion (I'm not
disputing it, just a curious)?