NAIPR Message

Forcible reclamation?

karl wrote:
> 
> 
> > I propose that Internic reclaim any registered block over one year old
> > which is not advertised in the global routing tables
> 
> If a block is not being advertised, then it is not filling router table
> space.
> 
> And since our underlying problem is router table space, not the number
> prefixes available, revocation won't help fix the underlying problem.
> 

Well, assorted net gurus are maintaining that the problem is both
router table space and allocated space. This seems reasonable to me since
there is actually a tradeoff between the two that is being managed.

Ken Leland
kwl at monmouth.com