[arin-ppml] Rationale for /22

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sat Aug 1 14:37:28 EDT 2009

Seth Mattinen wrote:
> Michael K. Smith - Adhost wrote:

>>> Does that mean you actually used *less* BGP slots after getting
>>> your ARIN addresses? So in your case, current ARIN policy was
>>> actually counterproductive to its goal, causing you to announce
>>> *more* routes, yes?
>> That is correct.  When we went to ARIN space, this was in 1995 mind
>> you, we went from 6 announced PA blocks to one PI block.  But, we
>> had to keep getting PA blocks until we could justify the block from
>> ARIN. 

ARIN didn't exist in 1995.

>> This happened again in 2000 with another company when we
>> went from 4 PA blocks to one PI block.

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