[ppml] Proposed Policy: 4-Byte AS Number Policy Proposal

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Dec 14 03:58:25 EST 2005


> I would prefer hex notation for the numbers. When numbers get larger,
> the ASCII version gets longer and longer. Hex could compress it's size
> considerably and we might even want to skip the '.' altogether.
>
David, I would much rather get 5.5 decimal digits to deal with for an ASN
than  8 unseparated hex digits.  5.5 is about the same as a US ZIP code 
(5-4)
in terms of human readability.  It's also on par with many countries
telephone numbers.

Owen


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