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Re: [CISCO] directed-broadcast, ip classless

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Thu Aug 14 17:24:44 1997

>   Personally, I haven't been screaming at anyone.  I _have_ been
> told by cisco that they are reluctant to change the "ip classless"
> to be default.  Stated reason is that folks prefer classful addressing.
> If cisco ISP folks can speak on the record about this matter to
> the NANOG list, it would be useful IMHO.

Yes. Insofar as reluctance, its the "principal of least 
astonsihment" thingamabob.

- paul