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Re: Non-ISP companies multi-homing?
From: Tim Gibson <tim () taggnet skyscape net>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 1997 15:27:01 -0400 (EDT)



On Fri, 25 Jul 1997, Eric Germann wrote:

Go back and sweep MCI and PSI and Sprint et. al. and SEE what they really
use.  Then follow your own guidelines and maybe the startups won't bitch so
much...

You can bet when people start paying for addresses there gonna be pretty
pissed when they aren't fully routable.


Eric,
        Ping sweeping will only give NSI/InterNIC a rough estimate of 
current online use. A route could be down at the time of sweep on one 
end, and on the other a single web box could be using 50 IPs. Changes 
would deffinately be welcome in policy. Policing via an "are you awake" 
really shouldn't be one of them.

BTW I am one of those that constantly has to scrounge for IP space.


Tim Gibson
Skyscape Communications


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