[arin-ppml] Rationale for /22

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Wed Jul 29 04:03:31 EDT 2009

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 09:30:33AM +0200, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
>> Kevin Kargel wrote:
>>>>   Obviously the primary reason for a limit is the accepted minimum routing
>>>> entry size of a /24.  Of course, you knew that.  So why ask the question?
>>> Perhaps it is time to examine the 'accepted minimum routing entry size'.  If
>>> it won't cause problems then why not extend the mask size?  Or are you
>>> saying that long mask route entries do in fact cause problems?
>> I'm happy to compress longer entreis out of my fib. If there's a route
>> for a covering prefix that's shorter, as there generally is for
>> multihomer using there upstream's address space then, no problem some
>> level of connectivity is preserved, possibly not as much as the
>> multihomer desires but enough for my purposes.
> 	so, you would be happy with Peter Lothbergs old sprint announcement
> 	of  ??

If I wanted default, I would clearly need no more specifics.

> --bill

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