Dave Siegel dsiegel at
Fri Aug 18 01:03:40 UTC 1995

> > >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.
> > 
> > I assign /22s to ISPs.  When they use them up I give them another /22.
> > Private companies that show a need for a /24 are assigned a /24.
> > 
> Ah. here is the rub.  When you ISP buddies come back, you should ask
> them to return the origianal /22 for a /20.  That way, the total size
> of the routing system stays the same!

And every time they need to expand, even using the same provider, they have
to renumber their whole network?

I sincerely hope that was sarcasm I detected in your post...


Dave Siegel			Director of Engineering, Net99		(602)249-1083 24x7 NOC line	(520)318-0696 My Tucson Office

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