owen at delong.com
Fri Nov 19 12:56:39 CST 2010
On Nov 19, 2010, at 8:58 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2010, at 12:57 AM, Richard Hartmann wrote:
>> 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.
Oops... Hit send too fast...
> It is always two bytes. A byte is not always an octet. Some machines do
It is always two OCTETS. A byte is not always an octet...
> have byte sizes other than 8 bits, although few of them are likely to have
> IPv6 stacks, so, this may be an academic distinction at this point.
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