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Re: Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations
> On Fri, 26 Jan 1996, Yakov Rekhter wrote: > > > Forrest, > > > > > The only problem this leaves is how to decide who gets an /18... > > > > That is a *very good question*. Different answers to this question > > have *quite different* implications on the address space utilization. > > My personal opinion is that you err on the side of giving someone an /18 > that doesn't need one, However you DO need to be careful about assigning the > space. The general qualifications I would imagine are: > > 1) ISP's assigning (non-portable?) address space to non-dialup customers, > on a fairly regular basis. > > 2) Large-ish companies which of themselves would need the /18. > > 3) Anyone who is multi-homed on a "permanent" basis. (Probably > mostly covered by 1&2) > > -forrest How about trying to prevent the static assignment of addresses to dial-in customers? This chews IP space like there was no tomorrow...