20402 routing entries

Martin Lee Schoffstall schoff at us.psi.com
Fri Apr 15 17:03:01 UTC 1994

I agree with Henry.

> >In the best of circumstances CIDR reduces the growth of routing
> >information to roughly log(#sites). So, yes, in theory over time
> >it could go "to 10 again", but that would require the number of
> >sites that may be well beyond IPv4 (or even any IPng) addressing
> >capabilities. 
> Your first 5 words say alot.  This assumes alot, including customers 
> that don't switch providers and inject more specific routes (this is
> happening already).  You're also assuming that we have a mechanism
> for aggregating routes for folks who choose not to (or can't, for
> some reason).
> CIDR only buys us a *little* time.  Pigs still can't fly :-).
> henry

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