At 2:18 PM 4/5/95, Howard Berkowitz wrote:
>I still like RFC1597 addresses in many circumstances, but they can
>be a management problem if you merge, etc. There are workarounds,
>such as IP over IP tunneling.
RFC 1597 says why you may want to use private IP addresses.
RFC 1627 says why you should try real hard to resist the temptation.
Merging the two points of views suggests that private addresses should be
used only when there is no alternative. The long-term impact of private
addresses can be very unpleasant.
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