Address "portability"

>The California PUC has approved local phone competition within California,
>with the requirement the phone number portability (between carriers) be
>fully implemented as soon as possible. Making your phone number stay the
>same no matter whether you're a PacBell or MFS or TCI customer is exactly
>the same problem as making IP addresses portable... just wait until ISPs
>are regulated, and they get the same mandate.

Uhm, Cisco, you hear that?

I don't see it as being anything that Cisco can deal with. Probably the
IETF would be a better place...

Or, to put it another way, you can already advertise /32s using Ciscos.
If people listen to them, you have portable single IP addresses...

Justin Newton * You have to change just to stay caught up.
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