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Re: [RRG] Re: address reclamation
Excerpts from Per Heldal on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 01:41:47PM +0200:
> On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 07:30 -0400, RJ Atkinson wrote:
> > Actually, you have been unfair to the RIRs.
> > They have tried this. I believe they continue to try this.
> > So far, they have been able to get several /8 blocks back from US DoD.
> > They also were able to get a /8 back from Stanford University.
> I'm aware of those efforts, and they are appreciated. Yet, numbers so
> far are nowhere near anything that can make a real difference.
It's moot. Even if the RIRs could "reclaim" all unused addresses it
would only give us a matter of months, while bringing about a
significant increase in the number of routes carried in the core
earlier than the gray market will.
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