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Re: IAB and "private" numbering

  • From: Mark Smith
  • Date: Mon Nov 14 16:09:43 2005

On Mon, 14 Nov 2005 11:36:00 +0000
Michael.Dillon@btradianz.com wrote:

> 
> > I'd like to see some acknowledgement that there are legitimate uses of
> > number resources that don't include "the public Internet".
> 

RFC1627, "Network 10 Considered Harmful (Some Practices Shouldn't be
Codified)" and RFC3879, "Deprecating Site Local Addresses" provide some
good examples of where duplicate or overlapping address spaces cause
problems, which is what happens when different organisations use RFC1918
addresses, even if they aren't connected to the Internet.

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