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RE: Continuation...

  • From: "Nurani Nimpuno" < >
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 12:34:37 +1000


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>From: Peter Gradwell [
] >Sent: 27 May 2003 19:09 >Subject: RE: Continuation... <snip >But what happens if you don't meet the requirement for a /20 >PA allocation but do want to allocate address space to other people? Just to clarify, my point was rather that PI *in itself* isn't evil. There's in my experience a great misconception of this in the region. Whether an address block is a PI assignment or a PA allocation, is really irrelevant to the amount of routes it generates (provided allocations are aggregated :). So saying that it's better to give people a PA allocation than a PI assignment (whether they have customers or not) and that this will address the problems with PI and an ever-growing routing table is not correct. I'm not argueing in any way for or against PI, I am just trying to clarify the terminology. :) I do however understand your point about smaller organisations not qualifying for an allocation, and that's of course a separate issue. Cheers, Nurani APNIC

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