DoD IP Space

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Feb 11 14:29:42 UTC 2021

> On Feb 11, 2021, at 05:55 , Izaac <izaac at> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 04:04:43AM -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> without creating partitioned networks.
> Ridiculous.  Why would you establish such a criteria?  The defining
> characteristic of rfc1918 networks is that they are partitioned.
> The ability to recognize and exploit partitions within a network,
> natural or otherwise, is the measure of competence in a network
> engineer.
> Stop making excuses.

Ridiculous… TCP/IP was designed to be a peer to peer system where each endpoint was uniquely
addressable whether reachable by policy or not.

IPv6 restores that ability and RFC-1918 is a bandaid for an obsolete protocol.

Stop making excuses and let’s fix the network.


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