Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

Dorian Kim dorian at CIC.Net
Sat Jan 27 06:00:47 UTC 1996

On Fri, 26 Jan 1996, George Herbert wrote:

> I can't speak for Matthew, but many smallish ISPs have legacy /24
> allocations from using Livingston Portmasters and IRXes before they
> could do CIDR (I *think* they solved that problem, but I don't know
> for sure).

If that's the case, it's understandable. We had devil of a time trying to 
get longer than /24s to work with cheap equipment some high schools 
bought to do their internal networks. 

Legacy equipment not being able to do that is something you can't do 
anything about, but it's time vendors learned what CIDR is... 

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