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Re: EP.NET ???
At 10:18 AM 7/29/95, Randy Bush wrote: [...] >There's another value-subtracted service offered to IXers by this kind >service. "The block 22.214.171.124/16 is set aside for numbering exchange >points. The block is listed to ISI. Specific sub-delegations can be made as >needed." Nice way to break aggregation, create an extra route, ... What is your proposal for numbering exchange points in a more aggregatable fashion? An exchange point is about as multi-homed as they come, and as you know multi-homed nets "break aggregation" anyway. I suppose you could take the address for the EP medium out of one of the attached providers' address space, but that's a small improvement at best (and a hole at worst, if that provider later disconnects from the EP). BTW, I agree as to the non-utility of ep.net. --John