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Re: CIDR Report

  • From: Joe Provo - Network Architect
  • Date: Sun May 14 09:57:48 2000

On Sat, May 13, 2000 at 11:28:42PM -0400, [email protected] wrote:
> A  small group  if service  providers  in the  same geographical  area
> jointly apply for a good sized block of address space, say a /18. They
> also jointly  apply for an ASN  from which this address  space will be
> advertised  (they could  just as  well each  advertise it  from within
> their own  AS, but some people  don't like seeing  inconsistent ASs in
> the global BGP tables). When they  get a customer that may only need a
> /24 that  wants to be multi-homed,  they suggest that they  get a feed
> from one of the other providers in the group.

Something about those who do not study history applies here... Tony Li
had a draft in 1996 for an ISPAC (ISP Address Coalition).  Seek ye the
CIDRd archives; I'm sure there's still a copy of draft-li-ispac-??.txt
out there somewhere.  My memory's faulty, but I don't recall it going
past 00 into the light of day.



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