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Re: 240/4

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Oct 16 13:58:44 2007

> Randy pointed out rightly, this is not only your network that needs
> upgrading, this is all the networks who communicate with you that needs
> upgrading.
> So, classifying 240/4 as public use is unrealistic now and will remain
> unrealistic in the near future.


> Classifying it as private use should come with the health warning "use this
> at your own risk, this stuff can blow up your network". In other words, this
> is for experimental use only.

disagree.  as you point out, this is analogous to deploying ipv6; i do
not think you would want us to put an "experimental" warning on that. if
you certify your kit to handle it, then it will work in production.