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Re: Draft internic ip allocation doc

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Tue May 16 21:59:28 1995
  • Posted-date: Tue, 16 May 1995 16:03:26 -0700 (PDT)

> No, I think he means longer. IN-ADDR.ARPA can only be delegated on octet
> boundaries, so IN-ADDR for /16 and shorter prefixes will be delegated in /16
> chunks. IN-ADDR for prefixes longer than /16 must still be maintained by the
> root, since they cannot be delegated.

Silly me. I've been working with a tree that does non-octet delegations for
a few weeks and it has warpped my thinking.  You are correct that in todays
world, longer is right.  Sorry for the confusion.