Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

Peter Galbavy peter at demon.net
Wed Jan 31 09:11:04 UTC 1996

> You are the biggest ISP in Europe aren't you? How big? Couldn't you spend 
> a few quid on incorporating Demon Internet Services Inc. in the USA? 
> Wouldn't you then be eligible for IP addresses from the US Internic?

This has been consdidered I understand... but we want to play the game
and make the rules better, not cheat :-)
> In a classless IPV4 world in which the old Class A address area is in 
> production use, would we have enough available IP addresses for providers 
> to do this on a large scale assuming that they would have near 100% 
> utilization in the blocks that were being allocated statically?
> Didn't the experiment with 39/8 show that it was safe to allocate 
> classlessly out of the old Class A addresses?

I think so and yes :-)

Peter Galbavy                                                 peter at demon.net
@ Demon Internet                                      phone://44/181/371_3700

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