Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR): The Internet Address Assignment and Aggregation Plan
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, grow mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, grow chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR): The Internet Address Assignment and Aggregation Plan' to BCP The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR): The Internet Address Assignment and Aggregation Plan ' <draft-ietf-grow-rfc1519bis-05.txt> as a BCP This document is the product of the Global Routing Operations Working Group. The IESG contact persons are David Kessens and Dan Romascanu. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-grow-rfc1519bis-05.txt
Technical Summary This memo discusses the strategy for address assignment of the existing 32-bit IPv4 address space with a view toward conserving the address space and limiting the growth rate of global routing state. This document obsoletes the original CIDR spec [RFC1519], with changes made both to clarify the concepts it introduced and, after more than twelve years, to update the Internet community on the results of deploying the technology described. Working Group Summary This document is a product of the grow working group. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by David Kessens for the IESG. Some IETF Last Call comments were received and the issues that were brought up were promptly addressed.