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Fri Sep 5 21:36:42 UTC 1997
>>>>> On Fri, 5 Sep 1997 16:11:48 -0400, "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra at scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us> said:
Jay> On Fri, Sep 05, 1997 at 12:55:00PM -0800, Randy Bush wrote:
>> > access-list XXX deny ip any 0.0.0.255 255.255.255.0
>> You must be kidding. Why not
>> access-list XXX deny ip any 0.0.0.42 255.255.255.0
Jay> In your usual, inimitable, "everyone ought to understand my comment"
Jay> style, Randy.
Jay> Because ".255" is very often (I'm tempted to say "almost always" a
Jay> broadcast address, and ".42" never is. (I haven't run the numbers, but
Jay> I'm fairly certain that .42 is not the broadcast address of any size
But 42 is the ultimate answer to life, the Universe and Everything!
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