[CentOS] IP6 Anyone?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Mar 1 20:02:37 UTC 2011

On 03/01/11 11:51 AM, Always Learning wrote:
>> 4 hex digits vs. 1-3 decimal digits provides adequate disambiguation.
> 1:2:3:4 or ?  Each segment of the former is a valid 'decimal'
> number and also a valid 'hexadecimal' number. Each segment of the later
> is a valid decimal number.
except thats not a valid ipv6 address, it has too few components.

1:2::3:4 would be (implying 1:2:0:0:0:0:3:4).  if you used '.' as your 
seperator, 1.2..3.4 would be too, and its distinguishable from ipv4 due 
to the ..

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