[Collisions] "controlled interruption" - 127/8 versus RFC1918 space

Chris Cowherd chris at donuts.co
Thu Jan 9 20:25:34 UTC 2014

I think the benefits of concentrating on a single IP will reap fruit when
they go searching the Internet for help. I do see your point on using but consider, there may actually be a machine there (its a
stretch but could confuse engineers i.e. Why are you using a printer as an

To an engineer, is unusual enough to alert them as well as not
send them chasing down non-problems.

On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 10:15 AM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Jan 9, 2014, at 8:22 AM, Rubens Kuhl <rubensk at nic.br> wrote:
> Thoughts?  Value trade between possibly more effective notification vs.
> "protecting the sanctity" of RFC1918 space?
> We could also return both values either all times or on the second period
> in a round-robin fashion.
> I'd be a bit concerned that this would introduce non-determinism into the
> situation.  If 1918 space is going to be used, I'd be more comfortable
> doing a phased approach where its first all from one address (presumably
> 127/8), then all from another address block.
> Regards,
> -drc
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Chris Cowherd, CTO Donuts Inc.
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