[ppml] Suggestion for ARIN to deligate smaller IP blocks
JOHN at egh.com
Thu Jun 7 16:35:05 EDT 2007
On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, David Conrad wrote:
> On Jun 7, 2007, at 2:50 AM, John Santos wrote:
> >> On May 31, 2007, at 6:40 PM, John Santos wrote:
> >>> All I'm saying is people should be entitled
> >>> to permanent IP addresses, for as long as they need them
> >> Think about this clearly. Where is this infinite resource coming
> >> from?
> > If 128 bits isn't enough, then maybe its time to start thinking about
> > ipv7! :-)
> Realistically, it isn't 128 bits.
> 64 bits off the bottom are used for the EUI.
> 8 or 16 bits in the middle are used for local topology.
> 3 bits off the top are used for format specifier.
> So, it is actually 45 or 53 bits.
> > I didn't say anything about routing. I was talking about addresses.
> Generally, the two are intertwined. If you don't care about routing,
> pick a number at random. They're just integers after all.
The magic words, "private network", appeared in the next paragraph
you snipped, don't remember if I made it clear I was talking about
private internets, not intranets.
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