IPv4 address length technical design
bzs at world.std.com
Sat Oct 6 17:47:26 UTC 2012
It's occured to you that FQDNs contain some structured information,
On October 5, 2012 at 21:47 bill at herrin.us (William Herrin) wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Barry Shein <bzs at world.std.com> wrote:
> > 5. Bits is bits.
> > I don't know how to say that more clearly.
> Hi Barry,
> Bits is bits and atoms is atoms so lets swap all the iron for helium
> and see how that works out for us.
> You can say "bits as bits" as clearly as you like but however you say
> it you'll be wrong. Bits are defined by the semantics of their use.
> Any equality or inequality between one bit and another, and in fact
> whether they can be meaningfully compared at all, is found in those
> Bits ain't just bits. Bits are information *in context.* Change the
> context, change the bits.
> Bill Herrin
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