[fwd] RFC 2101 on IPv4 Address Behavior Today
Although not directly related to the ARIN proposal, I would
like to suggest that RFC2101 be added to the recommended
reading list; it certainly provides additional perspective.
>A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
> RFC 2101:
> Title: IPv4 Address Behaviour Today
> Author: B. Carpenter, J. Crowcroft, Y. Rekhter
> Date: February 1997
> Mailbox: brian at dxcoms.cern.ch, j.crowcroft at cs.ucl.ac.uk,
> yakov at cisco.com
> Pages: 13
> Characters: 31407
> Updates/Obsoletes: None
> URL: ftp://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc2101.txt
>The main purpose of this note is to clarify the current interpretation
>of the 32-bit IP version 4 address space, whose significance has
>changed substantially since it was originally defined. A short
>section on IPv6 addresses mentions the main points of similarity with,
>and difference from, IPv4.
>This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
>does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of
>this memo is unlimited.