non operational question related to IP

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Nov 22 15:23:28 CST 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Michael Brown <michael at supermathie.net> wrote:
> On 11/22/2010 02:58 PM, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>> 010 is how C represents an octal number.  This one is known in decimal as 8.
> Obviously, what Greg meant to type was:
> $ ping 012.0xA.10.1
> PING 012.0xA.10.1 (10.10.10.1) 56(84) bytes of data.


He was on Windows, so he might have intended:

C:\>ping 168430081
Pinging 10.10.10.1 with 32 bytes of data:


-Bill

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