BBN's class As [was RE: Address allocation stats]

Kent W. England kwe at
Wed Jun 12 22:53:31 UTC 1996

At 10:15 AM 6/7/96 -0700, Bob Hinden wrote:
>I couldn't help but notice how much address space BBN has:
>>4 Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc. (SATNET)
>>8 Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc. (BBNCCNET), listed as "temp" since 1992
>>46 Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.  (NET-BBNNET)
>It would be nice if they (BBN-Planet) would renumber into a much smaller
>block.  As one of their customers who renumbered to get a larger block, I
>find it hypocritical that they are asking their customers to renumber when
>they have not done it themselves.
Perhaps BBN is waiting for the Internet Draft
<draft-ietf-cidrd-mktbased-alloc-00.txt> to become an RFC.  
[Come to PIARA BOF at IETF to discuss.]

If so, these As could be worth millions of $. Best to let them alone for now.


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