[[lug] DSL, static IPs and the hunt for red october.]

Duke Smith duke at firstworld.net
Sat Aug 26 11:06:25 MDT 2000

Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> Short form: It seems Duke is admitting that people wanting IPs today can't
> get them for $35, as he implied earlier, and that the numbers he based
> his calculation of gorging by ISPs for IP addresses.

1) This isn't even a sentence.
2) I neither said nor implied (you inferred) anything of the kind

> On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 07:04:27PM -0600, Duke Smith wrote:
> >Again, STOP intentionally misrepresenting what I have said!!
> Quoting what you said can hardly be called misrepresenting.

! You didn't quote what I said. check the record

> >I never said that either "NSI []or register.com allocate IP addresses".
> Incorrect.  You're response to my question of how somone can get a
> /24 for $35 (again, today, not in ancient history) was:
> >registration service through Network Solutions. As I became
> >increasingly dissatisfied with their (absence of) service, I followed
> >a lead posted to this list several months ago and changed my
> >registrar to register.com, with whom I am so far quite satisfied.
> >
> >Consider yourself enlightend, now, regarding "where is it you can
> >get a /24 block for $35 per year". Also, it is true, I did not
> Since you're so fond of using semantic arguments to try go slight what
> we've said in response to you, "you can get" means today so the above
> is you saying that "[I] can get a /24 block for $35 per year" using
> register.com.  Not "you could in ancient history", but "you can".
> Again, as I said, in the good old days IPs and domains were *FREE*.
> That still has ABSOLUTELY NO BEARING on anyone getting IPs today.
> Oh, I'd also like you to explain why the domain you have which is
> "legally and logicly" associated with your /24 is running on
> an IP block allocated to an ISP in Colorado Springs.
> Sean
> --
>  I think you are blind to the fact that the hand you hold
>  is the hand that holds you down.  -- Everclear
> Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
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