Re: is there a need for class A addresses?

Barry Margolin (
27 Oct 88 19:33:26 GMT

In article <> > barnett@vdsvax (Bruce G. Barnett) writes:
>Well, If you expect to have the number of machines a company like GE
>expects, there is some advantage to getting a single block of numbers
>and assigning the network numbers from one organization.

You don't need a class A network for this. You could get a whole
bunch of class B or C networks, and then hand them out as departments
set up new networks. At Thinking Machine we received about ten class
C networks, and we use about half of them so far for our various
internal networks.

Barry Margolin
Thinking Machines Corp.

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