[ppml] 240/4

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Wed Apr 25 19:31:21 EDT 2007

In a message written on Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 12:03:04PM -0700, Tony Hain wrote:
> Even if the vendors implemented a change and shipped it within 18 months (an
> aggressive window), there is a very, very, very large installed base of
> systems that can't/won't be upgraded to allow use of a block that was
> 'undefined' at the time they were tested & shipped. By the time those work
> their way out of the network, we will be long past the point where the 240/4
> block might have been useful.

I would hope that anyone who interpreted "reserved" to mean "code
so that it can never be used" has been fired from all vendors.
That's a mistake we should never make again.

       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
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