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[rpd] Factors affecting in-region utilization - way forward?
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Jul 21 11:57:30 UTC 2014
On Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00:50 AM Owen DeLong wrote:
> My point is that nobody is dropping /24s and I would be
> pretty surprised to see anyone start doing. I would
> argue that the primary reason that static situation has
> persisted is that doing so would put one at a
> competitive disadvantage. Otherwise, I know for a fact
> that there are a number of providers that would love to
> shrink their routing tables by dropping /21-/24 routes,
> for example. (Or at least several have expressed a
> desire to do so at one time or another).
There are quite a few global carriers that actually accept
IPv4 longer than /24 and IPv6 longer than /48. For many of
them, as long as there is an IRR entry, they accept it :-).
But yes, I'd be hard-pressed to find any operators out there
dropping /24's, /48's.
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