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Re: PI vs PA Address Space

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Sat May 20 05:42:21 1995
  • Posted-date: Sat, 20 May 1995 01:02:35 -0700 (PDT)

> >>> As an aside, is anyone else besides Sprint behind this /18
> >>> model?
> The user community should not be forced into flash cuts, and the
> providers can make the needed overlap period of time work for bounded
> time frames.  
> At a minimum, the model needs to be /18+E (E==entropy due to customer
> migrations).

Then, if we are going to get into implementation details now, the list
should figure out  just how long that "needed overlap period" is, since 
if I remember correctly,  PST's original note on this indicated annual
reductions in the mask value.  Right Paul?