RIP Justification

George Bonser gbonser at
Wed Sep 29 20:37:27 UTC 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Gladney 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:29 PM
> To: 'Jesse Loggins'; nanog at
> Subject: RE: RIP Justification
> with RIP you do lose the ability to use variable bit
> masks
> (CIDR) and faster routing algorithms like DUAL used in Cisco routers
> and I'm
> not a big fan of OSPF.
> Gary

I would think most people using RIP with IPv4 would use RIPv2 which does
allow CIDR.

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