[arin-ppml] Taking back UNUSED addresses.

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Wed Sep 17 19:38:14 EDT 2008

Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Unfortunately, those statistics do not account for the varying size of 
> legacy blocks; they just count records, which could be anywhere from /8 
> to /24.  It is "common knowledge" that the problem is worst at the 
> smaller end of the spectrum, but I personally know of more Class B (er, 
> /16) blocks than Class C (er, /24) ones that aren't in use, so I wonder 
> how correct that assumption is.

In the swamp there is a Record for each class C. If you didn't update
them, Then 4 contiguous class-c blocks (/22) have 4 records...

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