Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

David Barak thegameiam at
Mon Feb 2 20:53:35 UTC 2009

--- On Mon, 2/2/09, David Coulson <david at> wrote:

> I'm curious - Any particular
> technical reason not to assign out of Can't say
> I've ever tried to use it, but I'd think it should work.

I have long wondered why two entire /8s are reserved for host self identification (0 and 127, of course...) - it's too bad that we can't use either those or class E space while folks {delay | prepare for} ipv6 adoption...

David Barak
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