IPv4 address length technical design

Kevin Broderick kbroder at accretive-networks.net
Wed Oct 3 16:33:25 UTC 2012


I'll add that in the mid-90's, in a University Of Washington lecture hall, Vint Cerf expressed some regret over going with 32 bits.  Chuckle worthy and at the time, and a fond memory 
- K

Sadiq Saif <sadiq at asininetech.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Chris Campbell <chris at ctcampbell.com>
>wrote:
>> Is anyone aware of any historical documentation relating to the
>choice of 32 bits for an IPv4 address?
>>
>> Cheers.
>
>I believe the relevant RFC is RFC 791 -
>https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc791
>
>-- 
>Sadiq S
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