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[ih] When did "32" bits for IP register as "not enough"?

On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM Dave Taht <dave at taht.net> wrote:


> Somewhere also in this fascinating month of internet history (morris
> worm days) someone suggested starting to use the class-e space, with no
> replies.... Were there proposals to use this as an extension of some sort?

I am aware of these two I-Ds, which looked at making use of that space:


I believe the main reason they did not progress was that the vast
majority of deployed devices would barf at those addresses, which
would raise support costs for network operators beyond those incurred
by other approaches to providing continued IPv4 connectivity.