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Re: RFC1918 conformance

  • From: Jeffrey C. Ollie
  • Date: Thu Feb 13 09:13:49 1997


On Thu, 13 Feb 1997 13:47:24 +0300 (MSK), [email protected] writes:
>On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, Dana Hudes wrote:
>> Gated allows you to specify the ospf router id. AS others have mentioned
>> so does Bay.  Out of curiousity, is anyone running anything other than
>I know it well (really we have few gated-based routers there). Let me to 
>point my mind - it may be usefull to have short reserved address space in 
>the beginning (net and the end ( or simular) 
>address space. CISCO's router-id was used as amazing example _why it mey 
>be usefull_.

I don't think that Internet engineering decisions should be based
solely on the basis of Cisco's bad decsisions regarding their OSPF
implementation. You claim that there are other reasons why reserving and are a good idea. Can you share some of
these reasons? I'm not totally against reserving these networks, but I
do require more convincing.

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Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 08:01:01 -0600
From: "Jeffrey C. Ollie" <[email protected]>
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 13 Feb 1997 13:47:24 +0300."
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Subject: Re: RFC1918 conformance 
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