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Re: IAB and "private" numbering

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Sat Nov 12 22:59:35 2005

On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 02:12:13AM +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> 'public routing table' == Internet

	as seen from which ASN?  or are they all the same?
	if you don't have a more specific, or a covering prefix
	and are not deluding yourself (aka Sprint circa 1994
	w/ the great lie) does NOT mean you have
	a full routing table... it just means you have a covering
	prefix or more specific prefix from each of your peers...
	<voila, the DFZ>  does not mean you have all routes tho.

> nothing more, nothing less. this is distinct from SIPRnet and some
> portions of NIPRnet, or other 'private' networks out there.

	as alluded to earlier, "private" networks overtook the
	"Internet" before...  it could happen again.  :)