The Department of Work and Pensions, UK has an entire /8

Stephen Sprunk stephen at
Thu Sep 20 19:23:39 UTC 2012

On 20-Sep-12 14:14, Tony Hain wrote:
>> Predicting the (f)utility of starting multi-year efforts in the present for future benefit is self-fulfilling.
> To some degree yes. In this particular case, why don't you personally go out and tell all those people globally (that have what they consider to be perfectly working machines) that they need to pay for an upgrade to a yet to be shipped version of software ...

In many cases, particularly embedded devices, the vendor may have gone
out of business or ceased offering software updates for that product, in
which case customers would have to pay to /replace/ the products, not
just upgrade them--for no benefit to themselves.  Good luck with that.

That's why the 240/3 idea was abandoned years ago, and nothing has
changed since then.


Stephen Sprunk         "God does not play dice."  --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723         "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS        dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking

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