mcr at sandelman.ca
Sun Apr 11 20:47:55 EDT 2010
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>>>>> "George" == George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> writes:
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>> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net]
>> Behalf Of michael.dillon at bt.com
>> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 3:26 AM
>> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
>> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] ULA-C
>> > The real value of ULA-C (IMO)
>> > is the understanding that it's not supposed to be globally
>> > routed. Yes, that's enforced by convention only...but that's
>> > no different then pretty much anything else on the internet.
>> Actually, ULA-C *IS* designed to be globally routed. But only
>> on private internetworks, not on the public Internet.
George> We are an operation that has a lot of private
George> interconnectivity with other networks that does not go over
George> the Internet. RFC-1918 collision has been a major issue and
George> forces the use of GUA when connecting with partner networks.
George> This causes a "burn" of address space that is not even
George> publically reachable.
A question: how many of your connections are with organizations that did
not, when they first numbered their network, even know that they were
going to connect with you?
I ask because, while you say:
George> not have to worry about collisions in address space and
George> would probably be worth the expense for us provided it was
George> for our partners as well.
that it's worth the money, that's only with the knowledge that you'd be
What if you did not know, a-priori, that you were going to connect?
How cheap would ULA-C have to be to just "get some" regardless, vs how
much expense do you think renumbering is?
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