Re: Security issues with draft-ietf-tsvwg-iana-ports-08

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Tue, 09 November 2010 19:54 UTC

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On 11/8/2010 1:18 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> If we can get statistics such as "number of second ports for application protocols in the past three years", that would be great.

Recent allocations are listed with a date stamp in the ports list, i.e., 
this information can be extracted by anyone (and, FWIW, IANA doesn't 
keep a database that makes that extraction easier, AFAIK)

Joe