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[ih] first IP address exhaustion talk?

On 10/9/2011 9:44 AM, Craig Partridge wrote:
> I'm trying to retrieve the first IP address exhaustion talk.
> As I recall it was at an IETF plenary or similar meeting in late 1988 or
> 1989, perhaps by John Romkey, but I cannot find it in the IETF proceedings.
> I remember a slide showing an exponential curve that had the audience
> sucking in its collective breath.

Just to anchor this query, I believe the IAB commissioned the ROAD effort in 
1990.  I believe all community activity flowed from that.  By 1992, things had 
actually developed quite a bit.

In searching for the official ConneXions copy of the 1992 summary article I 
wrote, I came across a rather interesting site that cites it and other stuff on 
this topic:


Alas, it doesn't look as if any of the references satisfy Craig's question...



   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking