NACR's and CIDR blocks
michael at okjunc.junction.net
Thu Apr 20 19:50:04 UTC 1995
On Thu, 20 Apr 1995, Susan Hares wrote:
> >NACRs were so big headache that our implementation people dance
> >around when they hear that there won't be any NACRs.
> We've provided several phone tutorials to those people submitting
> NACRs on CIDR and aggregation. Over the phone tutorials
> of this material are a little difficult at best. I even offered to
> discuss this in a meeting here in Ann Arbor, but that offer
> was not accepted.
> Your people seem to rotate through the NACR submission process
> without the benefit of training in CIDR. I suspect their frustration
> with NACRs has come in part from their lack of understanding.
> In the past 5 months there have been massive changes to the NSFNET/ANSnet
> and to the Internet. These changes cause stress for us all -
> but lack of training aids unnecessary burdens to us all.
Are you aware of the ACM article by Harald Eidnes available in Postscript
form at ftp://ftp.uninett.no/pub/misc/eidnes-cidr.ps.Z ?
Does anyone know if there is a WWW site or gopher that has a collection
of tutorial level documents. For many neophytes RFC's and stuff like the
PRIDE documents can be somewhat intimidating to dig into.
BTW, I changed prs at isi.edu up there to rps at isi.edu ;-))
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