CIDR,Sprint and the Big Guys.

Kent W. England kwe at
Sat Apr 6 01:12:24 UTC 1996

At 08:25 AM 4/5/96 -0600, Tim Salo wrote:

>Perhaps, the [anticipated] consolidation of ISPs will be a significant
>event in the efforts to control routing table size.
Do we need address leasing to hasten that process or should we let the
market decide?  In any event, anyone buying up a bunch of ISPs will have a
difficult time cleaning up the aggregation of addresses they inherit.


BTW, I thought it was the updates, peerings and flaps that was the true
problem, not the absolute number of routing table entries.

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