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Re: IAB and "private" numbering
- From: Michael.Dillon
- Date: Mon Nov 14 06:45:40 2005
> what is this "the" public routing table? where does one
> get it? in my 25 years of networking I have NEVER seen it.
> i am convinced that it is a fictional as the "public" Internet.
> or the "DFZ" ... they do not exist, except in the fevered
> imaginations of marketing droids... and the virus is more virulent
> than the H5N1 strain. Note that it affects normally sane engineers
> who KNOW better.
I think that many, many people make the assumption that a service
like RouteViews or RIS holds "the" global routing table because
they peer widely in all regions to collect the data.
> IMHO, assigning globally unique prefixes to those who utilize IP
> protocols, regardsless of whom else they choose to "see" via routing
> is the right course. every other attempt to split the assignements
> into "us" vs. "them" has had less than satisfactory results.
I think that many people make the assumption that IP
addresses can only be used on the Internet because they
learned that IP stands for Internet Protocol.