Introducing draft-denog-v6ops-addresspartnaming

Richard Hartmann richih.mailinglist at
Fri Nov 19 10:05:29 CST 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:57, George Bonser <gbonser at> wrote:

> 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"?

I don't call it anything. "The fourth $decided_upon is zero/empty" suffices :)

Though if that gap does not have a name yet, I suppose it can't hurt
to try and think of a canonical name, either.


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