[ppml] ARIN Policy Proposal 2002-9

Mury mury at goldengate.net
Wed Oct 2 13:14:23 EDT 2002


The only reasons I can think of that someone would want private
(non-public) but yet non-routable space would be for uses not
Internet/LAN/WAN related.  And that isn't our problem, nor ARIN's

But I've been accused of being a slow-thinker before, so I'm curiously
waiting for the answer.


On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, George Cottay wrote:

> Well, the time has come for me to confess ignorance and possible
> inattention. 
> I'm confused by discussion here about needs for non-routed IP's other
> than the present 10, 172, and 192 space already reserved.  Especially
> given the size of the, I cannot for the life of me imagine an
> organization needing more. Even if one were to divide on the basis of
> the old class C, that leaves upwards of 65,000 possible subnets with
> which to play. 
> I'm even more confused by mention of a need for public addresses that
> are not routed.  I thought routing was the most significant difference
> between public and private space. 
> Is anyone inclined to explain?

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