IPv4 address length technical design

Robert E. Seastrom rs at seastrom.com
Wed Oct 3 17:17:11 UTC 2012


Chris Campbell <chris at ctcampbell.com> writes:

> Is anyone aware of any historical documentation relating to the choice of 32 bits for an IPv4 address?
>
> Cheers.

8 bit host identifiers had proven to be too short...  :)

-r




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