Updated ARIN allocation information

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Feb 3 03:21:06 UTC 2014


On Friday, January 31, 2014 01:58:58 AM Mark Andrews wrote:

> This range adds a maximum of 245760 (2^18-2^14) routes to
> the global routing table.  Do you really want to go to
> court for this many routes?

There is also a reasonable chance that acceptance of /28's 
could be strict in the beginning. But at some point, I 
imagine some operators (either due to lack of clue or just 
laziness) will simply write "everything else up to /28", and 
then routers on the Internet will start to pick up a lot of 
the gunk that "up to /24" filters have been keeping at bay.

Prefixes longer than /24 (or /48) are especially common at 
exchange points, either by mistake or design.

Mark.
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