What is the most standard subnet length on internet

Skywing Skywing at valhallalegends.com
Tue Dec 23 03:01:51 UTC 2008

I am sure that there are foolish people doing foolish things somewhere on the Internet.  But perhaps Joe had knowledge of a specific example && possibly "reasoning" from said example as to why they were using a broken configuration as that?

– S

-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan Ward <nanog at daork.net>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 19:45
To: nanog list <nanog at nanog.org>
Subject: Re: What is the most standard subnet length on internet

On 23/12/2008, at 2:39 PM, Joe Provo wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 02:34:39PM +1300, Nathan Ward wrote:
> [snip]
>> Let me rephrase; Are there people who are filtering /24s received
>> from
>> eBGP peers who do not have a default route?
> of course.

Curiously, it was really meant as a rhetorical question where the
answer was "no".

Why are people doing this? Are they lacking clue, or, is there some
reasonable purpose?

Nathan Ward

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