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wilderness - 3:21 pm on Aug 30, 2013 (gmt 0)
You could reduce those numbers by leaps and bounds with a few lines of mod_rewrite
Using an A approach is, perhaps, like using a chainsaw when a scalpel is required.
You'll find out over time that it's far easier and less time consuming to keep the blade sharp on your chainsaw than it is to keep your scalpel sharp. And the long range benefits of allowing the wider IP ranges are not that great unless your sales are in the millions.