At 11:06 PM 4/23/00 -0500, Richard Shockey wrote:
With "always on" IP and IP on anything this is closer to reality than we
might think. In order to permit a reasonable allocation of addresses with
room for growth the idea of 25 IP address per household and 10 person
actually seems conservative.
Following this line of thought, I'd suggest taking the number of electrical
outlets and multiplying by some suitable constant (say, 10, or 1000).
And what about all those little wireless-connected gadgets; an IP address
for each TV remote-control (where everyone has their own, of course, for
personalized access and prioritizing control conflicts...)