interop show network (was: legacy /8)

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Mon Apr 5 11:13:35 CDT 2010

On Sun, 4 Apr 2010, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> also, see previous 12 episodes of this conversation.. 1 /8 == ~3months
> in ARIN allocation timeframes.

Does a trade show really need 16M IPv4 addresses though?  How many other 
/8's were assigned way back when IPv4 was being given out so freely that 
ARIN would laugh at if that org applied today for that /8?

If we could recover them all, how many more years of IPv4 allocations 
would that buy us?

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