[ppml] Re: ARIN Policy Proposal 2002-7

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Mon Oct 7 13:34:15 EDT 2002

On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 09:49:46AM +0900, Randy Bush wrote:
> > 
> > The following new fee schedule for /21 - /24 should be implemented as
> > follows (based on the current fee schedule with a smaller minimum):
> > 	$400.00 per year for /23 - /24
> multiply by 100 or 10,000 self-important <bleep>s with 2xDSL will blow
> the routing table.

Nonsense, they could be doing that right now, regardless of the space
being ARIN allocated or provider allocated. Why don't they? Probably
because it'll be a cold day in hell before any DSL provider even knows
what BGP is at the customer level, let alone speaks it with them.

This doesn't enable additional routing table bloat, it just centralizes
the people who actually do need it so the people who don't can be

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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