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Re: Address "portability"

  • From: Bill Manning
  • Date: Thu Mar 21 18:09:05 1996

> What is the general consensus of this group regarding the "portability" of 
> addresses in the 204/8 and 205/8 range?  

	All address prefixes are portable. Their routability by any
	given transit provider is always suspect and varies from time
	to time.
	This nomenclature has been foisted on the unsuspecting by well
	intentioned people. This idea fosters the myth of global 
	reachability for any given prefix.