RFC 1918 network range choices

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Oct 5 14:40:57 CST 2017

Does anyone have a pointer to an *authoritative* source on why

172.16/12 and

were the ranges chosen to enshrine in the RFC?  Came up elsewhere, and I can't 
find a good citation either.

To list or I'll summarize.

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