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Re: ip reclamation was Re: Kremen's Buddy?
- From: Scott Weeks
- Date: Wed Sep 13 16:26:39 2006
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From: "william(at)elan.net" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> The fact that there is a lot of space
> assigned/allocated >> and not used in any easily
> observable way is well known >> to those who track the
> address exhaustion issue, I >> think.
> > How much, though, is used, but not routed publically?
> Simple math from above:
> Allocated & Not Routed: 3118838 (/24 blocks) - 21%
I believe I wasn't clear. I meant to say, what fraction of
this is in actual use, but not publically routed as opposed
to the percent allocated and not in use, say, by defunct
> > Something that has been brought up from time to time
> > here. It's not easily observable, but allowed.
> Not easily observable means some ip blocks maybe used but
> are not adverised in public BGP. This is a bit of an
> issue with certain part of US Gov.
This is what I was getting at, but you've given an upper
bound (21%) and I'm positive it's not even close to that.
Still, it reduces the 21% to a amaller number.