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Re: The IESG Approved the Expansion of the AS Number Registry
On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Steven M. Bellovin wrote: > On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 16:02:55 +0000 (GMT) > "Chris L. Morrow" <[email protected]> wrote: > > So, all of the current devices need to get upgraded before 'day one' > > of 32-bit ASN use... that'll be fun :) Why is RIPE passing out the > > 32-bit ASN's now? aren't there still plenty (+20k or so) 16-bit ASN's > > out there for assignment? (perhaps I'm missing something on the need > > to allocate the new asn's?) > > > Testing -- better to find out now what breaks, before we really need it. understood, but I took the 'RIPE has been assigning 32-bit ASN's since....' to mean that people actually expected them to work.