Hank Nussbacher HANK at
Fri Aug 18 08:22:25 UTC 1995

On Thu, 17 Aug 1995 14:57:40 -0700 (PDT) you said:
>> >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!

Great idea.  Know ANYONE who does that?  The best I can do is give them a
/20 (in addition to the original /22) if their growth warrants it.



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