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Re: 240/4

  • From: Adrian Chadd
  • Date: Wed Oct 17 22:52:20 2007

> 	Asking the whole internet to support 240/4 is going to tie up
> valuable resources that would be far better off working on IPv6.  Keep
> in mind that it's not just software patches.  Software vendors don't do
> stuff for free.  I doubt ISPs are going to pay huge amounts of money to
> support a peer crazy enough to try this.  And until tested, there is no
> guarantee that hardware based routing platforms (your PFCs, etc) can
> route Class E addresses as if they're unicast.

So how about pulling a reachability test and announcing a few /19's from
240/4, stick a website on it and get people to report back?