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Re: Draft internic ip allocation doc

  • From: Louis A. Mamakos
  • Date: Wed May 17 11:16:48 1995

> >...
> >
> >Well, you can delegate these as 128 individual zones.  With a little
> >bit of automation to help, it may approach practical.  You can
> >delegate a single domain name in the limiting case.
> But this doesn't really save anything in terms of the amount of work that
> has to be done by the NICs and probably increases it, as when the ISP's
> clients want to be primary for their IN-ADDR.ARPA domains, the delegation
> records will have to be updated to list extra servers.

The NICs need not be involved; they've already delegated the larger
blocks to the ISPs who can then, if they wish, delegate the smaller
blocks to their clients.