was bogon filters, now "Brief Segue on 1918"
owen at delong.com
Wed Aug 6 11:06:22 CDT 2008
On Aug 6, 2008, at 7:44 AM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> Darden, Patrick S. wrote:
>> Most private networks start at the bottom and work up: 192.168.0.X++,
>> 10.0.0.X++, etc. This makes
>> any internetworking (ptp, vpn, etc.) ridiculously difficult. I've
>> a lot of hack jobs
>> using NAT to get around this. Ugly.
> Well, you can always do what one of the companies I work with does:
> allocate from 22.214.171.124/8 for networks that might need to
> interoperate with 1918 space and hope that it is "forever" before we
> run so low on IPv4 space that 126.96.36.199/8 needs to be taken out of
> reserved status.
> How many more weeks is "forever" now?
Personally, I'd like to see such numbers put on a list for ICANN to give
priority to in their next RIR distribution.
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