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Re: [afnog] ARIN to allocate from 74/8 & 75/8

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Wed Sep 21 00:37:53 2005

In message <Pine.LNX.4.61.0509210006491.10349@soloth.lewis.org>, Jon Lewis writ
es:
>On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>
>>> testing *from* the address block to a representative spread of
>>> addressing makes much more sense and would be much more indicative of
>>> forwarding (versus routing) problems, and would do so with some method
>>
>> It's a good idea, but of course that requires someone in the allocated
>> block to have a list of addresses to ping, all over the net.
>
>Such lists aren't _that_ hard to come by.  It's been done.
>

Sure -- but if you want a *representative spread*, it takes 
considerably more work.

		--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb






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