Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: classful routes redux

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Wed Nov 02 21:20:52 2005


On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, Fred Baker wrote:

>
> actually, no, I could compare a /48 to a class A.
>

(someone might already have asked this, but...) why /48? Perhaps it's the
convenience of it all, but I was pretty much willing to 'accept' the
listing as bill/randy had laid it out (accept the wording i suppose)

> On Nov 2, 2005, at 3:51 PM, bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > er..  would this be a poor characterization of the IPv6 addressing
> > architecture which is encouraged by the IETF and the various RIR
> > members?
> >
> > 	class A ==  /32
> > 	class B ==  /48
> > 	class C ==  /56
> > 	hostroute == /64
> >
> > (and just think of all that spam than can originate from all those
> >  "loose" IP addresses in that /64 for your local SMTP server!!! Yummy)
> >
> > -- Oat Willie
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> "Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already
> tomorrow in Australia." (Charles Schulz )
>




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.