How big a network is routed these days?
jabley at ca.afilias.info
Wed Jan 17 23:38:41 UTC 2007
On 17-Jan-2007, at 18:36, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Actually, generally, the expectation under 4.4 is that the
> addresses will not be advertised at all for the most part, since,
> generally, there's no need to advertise the route to the exchange
> point, itself, into the global routing table. 4.4 is intended to
> support internet exchanges, ala MAEs, etc.
... and operators of critical DNS infrastructure, as the text I
quoted indicated. Not much point in numbering a TLD server out of a
block that isn't going to be advertised.
> In terms of 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52, I believe ARIN has worked very
> hard to express no expectation or
> intent about how assignments relate to route advertisements and
> routing policy.
Indeed, as I believe I mentioned.
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