William F. Maton Sotomayor
wmaton at ryouko.imsb.nrc.ca
Thu Jun 23 17:19:08 CDT 2011
(Warning: This email contains scenes of flashbacks)
On Thu, 23 Jun 2011, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> I am sure it has come up a number of times, but with IPv6 you can make up
> fancy addresses that are (almost) complete words or phrases. Making it almost
> as easy to remember as the resolved name.
> It'd be nice in a weird geek sort of way (but totally impractical) to be able
> to request IPv6 blocks that have some sort of fancy name of your choice.
Seriously though, I remember playing little games like this numbering
Novell IPX network segments back in the 1990's. After IP came on the
network I think I was accussed of polluting pristine IPX nets....then...
I'll stop now. ;-)
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