bmanning at ISI.EDU bmanning at ISI.EDU
Wed Aug 16 21:33:24 UTC 1995

> Paul,
> Does that mean that all the internet registries no longer allocate
> /24 (or longer) prefixes that have nothing to do with the actual
> Internet topology (these prefixes aka "portable addresses") ?  Perhaps
> folks from various Internet registries would be able to answer this
> question.

	Immaterial.  What matters is if providers continue
	to route them. 

> CIDR works as long as addresses are assigned in a topologically
> significant fashion. And this precondition is crucial.

	Not quite.  CIDR works. Routing remains stable 
	when providers route prefixes in a topological fashion.

> Yakov.


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