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Re: Internic address allocation policy

  • From: George Herbert
  • Date: Mon Mar 20 16:18:11 1995

>Looks like a double standard to me...  The same argument could be placed
>for any subnet not on an 8,16, or 24 bit bound.

Yes and no.  Technical limitations in things like in-addr name service make
moving things with any boundary in the last byte very difficult, but things
with any boundary before it possible (and a boundary on a byte much easier).