Static IP addresses for Dial-up
Brian Carpenter CERN-CN
brian at dxcoms.cern.ch
Mon Jan 29 10:15:32 UTC 1996
>--------- Text sent by Peter Dawe follows:
> Demon Internet Services provide an IP address for every dial-up
> customer. Most other ISPs have taken the view that this is a waste of
> valuable IP space and allocate IP addresses dynamically.
> How should our industry respond to ISPs who behave selfishly and do
> not take into account the good of the network?
> Peter Dawe
> Unipalm PIPEX
1. Speaking as IAB chair, I must state that the IAB has absolutely
no role to play in answering your question. Operational/commercial
issues are outside our mandate, whatever we might feel.
2. However, even without an IAB discussion, I can tell you that
we are in favour of technology that conserves address space and
Brian Carpenter (IAB Chair) (brian at dxcoms.cern.ch)
voice +41 22 767 4967, fax +41 22 767 7155
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