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Re: [NIC-960209.1757] Routing Problem (fwd)

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Tue Feb 13 14:10:21 1996

At 12:18 PM 2/13/96 -0500, Jon Zeeff wrote:

>> purposes of aggregation. If there is no sanity in address allocation,
>> we cannot solve the problem.
>Let's not forget that the problem is poor router/protocol design and that
>it can be solved.  CIDR is a band-aid.

CIDR is a hell of a lot more than a band-aid. It extends the life of
IP v4 for an indiscriminate amount of time, and while v6 may be just
around the corner [according to some sources], the same type of CIDR
mechanisms will still be needed.

Let's not be naive.

- paul