[ppml] Big numbers

Joao Luis Silva Damas joao at psg.com
Tue Apr 8 12:03:53 EDT 2003

At 8:42 -0700 8/4/03, David Conrad wrote:

>To give a slightly different perspective, if the RIRs were, on 
>average, to allocate a /48 per second, 24x7x365, the current global 
>unicast /3 would last a bit over 1 million years.

In terms of /32s, this means a bit more than a /32 per day.
Since /32s seem to the units of allocation right now, it perhaps 
gives a better understanding (the efficiency of use of the /48s 
inside the /32s goes out of the equation if you look at it like this).

Joao Damas

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