Class "B" forsale (fwd)

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Tue Mar 11 05:36:48 UTC 1997

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Paul A Vixie wrote:

> > Yes, I know many (David and Geoff:-)) are probably calling me Pollyanna
> > right about now and it is true that most companies won't return it
> > if they think they can sell it.  But I think having a procedure in
> > place to at least begin reclaiming addresses from those organizations
> > that are no longer in business can only help matters.  
> I personally oversaw the return of four /16's recently, so I, at least,
> do not consider this to be Pollyannaism.

When I returned an ASN 2 months ago to RIPE, I asked what the procedure
was to deallocate an AS object and return it to the pool of available
numbers.  I was told there was no procedure since I was the first. :-)

Hank Nussbacher

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