Allocation of IP Addresses
pferguso at cisco.com
Thu Mar 14 17:35:29 UTC 1996
At 10:51 AM 3/14/96 -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>"David R. Conrad" writes:
>> Your proposal is? If you say charging for address space, please
>> explain what would stop deep pocket companies from buying up all the
>> address space?
>If you start charging for food, what would stop deep pocket companies
>from buying up all the food?
>If you start charging rent for apartments, what would stop deep pocket
>companies from renting all the apartments?
Perry, this is a ridiculous comparison. One could also argue that you
can grow more food, and that you could build more apartments. Obviously,
you can do neither with a finite address sapce.
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