PI vs PA Address Space

Jerry Anderson jerry at mid.net
Fri May 19 02:10:19 UTC 1995

>> nothing longer than /18 or /19 (it's /18 now, but it's
>> not entirely inflexible, and dialogues continue) will
>> have global scope.

> As an aside, is anyone else besides Sprint behind this /18
> model?

Why /18?  Is there reasoning or research behind this choice?

In Danvers I believe the metric "implemented hosts per routing
table entry" was mentioned.

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