Introducing draft-denog-v6ops-addresspartnaming

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Fri Nov 19 03:57:07 CST 2010


> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 07:00,  <bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com> wrote:
> 
> >        problem is, its not alwas ggoig to be two bytes...
> 
> It's always two bytes, but people may choose to omit them. That is a
> social, not a (purely) technical, syntax, though.
> 
> 
> Richard

That's exactly what I was going to say but didn't want to quibble.  We tend to call them "quads" at work.  What do you call that indeterminate space between two colons :: where it might be four or more zeros in there? That's a bunch of nibbles, maybe a "gulp"?




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