Introducing draft-denog-v6ops-addresspartnaming

kmedcalf at dessus.com kmedcalf at dessus.com
Fri Nov 26 16:11:12 CST 2010


>>> Cisco's expression of a MAC address is wrong anyway. Correct notation
>>> for a MAC address is separating each byte with a colon.

>> Doesn't matter... It's widespread and Cisco isn't the only one to use it.

>Just for my own edification, who else besides Cisco do you know who
>uses that notation for MAC addresses? I want some convincing before
>I'll accept the claim that it's widespread.

Windows displays macs as dash separated hexified bytes (ie, 12-34-56-78-90-AB) which is incorrect.

Given how widespread and pervasive the Microsoft Windows Virus is, I'd call this widespread and pervasive.









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