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Re: IAB and "private" numbering

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Sun Nov 13 00:17:55 2005

On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 02:12:13AM +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> >
> > 'public routing table' == Internet
>
> 	as seen from which ASN?  or are they all the same?
> 	if you don't have a more specific, or a covering prefix
> 	and are not deluding yourself (aka Sprint circa 1994
> 	w/ the great 192.0.0.0/3 lie) does NOT mean you have
> 	a full routing table... it just means you have a covering
> 	prefix or more specific prefix from each of your peers...
> 	<voila, the DFZ>  does not mean you have all routes tho.

yes, I give :)

>
> > nothing more, nothing less. this is distinct from SIPRnet and some
> > portions of NIPRnet, or other 'private' networks out there.
>
> 	as alluded to earlier, "private" networks overtook the
> 	"Internet" before...  it could happen again.  :)
>

I'd venture to guess that they have already... it's tough to measure
though.




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