Allocation of IP Addresses

nelson at nelson at
Thu Mar 14 17:01:08 UTC 1996

Paul Ferguson writes:

 > I'm of the opinion that this approach is seriously flawed, in that
 > it almost encourages those entities with deep pockets to hoard
 > address space.

How?  I've explained why it can't happen -- now you explain how it
could happen (and I'll explain how you're wrong, and you'll explain
how I'm wrong, and Paul Vixie will flame us both).

 > Any amount of fairness is removed from the equation altogether.

Oh?  And @Home getting a humongo allocation is fair?  Essentially
what you're saying is that you think addresses should be allocated by
political power.  And who gets them then?  The politically powerful.
That's fair?

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