RFC 1918 network range choices

Brian Kantor Brian at ampr.org
Thu Oct 5 19:21:23 CST 2017


On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 03:04:42PM -0400, valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> Can't speak t the ASICs, but CIDR existed, even if your vendor was behind the
> times and still calling stuff class A/B/C. (Such nonsense persisted well into
> this century). Check the dates...

The concept of using a number-of-bits to describe
what is now called CIDR existed as early as 1987:

http://www-mice.cs.ucl.ac.uk/multimedia/misc/tcp_ip/8706.mm.www/0011.html

	- Brian



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