why am i in this handbasket? (was Devil's Advocate - Segment Routing, Why?)

Masataka Ohta mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Wed Jun 24 07:35:38 UTC 2020


Owen DeLong wrote:

>> Saying /16 is ambiguous depends on IP version.
> 
> Not really… A /16 in IPv6 is a lot more addresses, but its still
> using the first 16 bits to specify the prefix, same as IPv4.

As I wrote:

: But, it should be noted that a single class B routing table entry
: often serves for an organization with 10000s of users, which is
: at least our case here at titech.ac.jp.

the number of remaining bits save the first 16 matters, which depends
on IP version.

						Masataka Ohta


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