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Re: Address clustering intuition

  • From: Andrew Partan
  • Date: Thu Nov 09 14:51:22 1995

> I've formed an intuition that, if all IP addresses were portable (ie.
> independent of ISP) and assigned on a strictly geographic basis, then
> there would *automatically* be clustering of addresses equivalent to
> that obtained from CIDRization as a result of marketplace forces and
> the practicalities of technology.

This turns out not to be the case at all.  See the big-internet archives
for lots of messages on this.
	[email protected] (Andrew Partan)