Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

Dennis Ferguson dennis at Ipsilon.COM
Wed Jan 31 23:28:38 UTC 1996

> From : George Herbert <gherbert at crl.com>

> Option 5: Provider X can announce nothing outside the area, except
> to people who are paying X for transit to all X-reachable sites
> and networks.
> This would work great if all the backbones touch down in the area.
> Customers out in the Rest of the World get transit through their
> backbone to all the area sites.  Other regional networks or areas
> get transit to it via whomever they get global transit from.

Which works fine as long as only one area on the planet ever implements
Option 5.  Any pair of such areas without internal connectivity won't
be able to talk.

Seems like a scaling problem.

Dennis Ferguson

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