Big Temporary Networks

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Fri Sep 14 10:17:44 UTC 2012

On Fri, 14 Sep 2012, Brandon Ross wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Sep 2012, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>>> Get lots of IP addresses. A /16 probably still can be borrowed for
>>> this kind of event. I know RIPE had rules and addresses for this kind of
>>> use a couple years ago, at least.
>> Indeed?  I did not see that coming.  Hell, perhaps Interop could be talked
>> into loaning me a /16.  :-)
> <dons Interop hat>You might think you are joking, but if it doesn't overlap 
> with an existing commitment, we can probably make that happen.</dons>

I don't know about last /8 policy and how that will change this, but so 
far I have seen little problem getting a temporary /16 or alike for events 
from RIPE.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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