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Re: number of unaggregated class C's in swamp?

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Fri Sep 29 21:16:06 1995

>> I believe the NIC was assigning out of 198 before CIDR went into
>> effect.  I got a single C directly from them in late 1993, as I recall.
> RFC-1366 was October 1992!  And of course, an internet draft before that!
> Another fine example of the NIC level of competence.

No.  An example that the InterNIC does not set the allocation policy.
None of IANA, the NSF, ... told them that they had the right or obligation
not to do so.  In fact, these policy issues are still being negotiated