Re: RFC: new network config (was: Re: network configuration)
On 06-Feb-99, Anthony Towns took time to write :
>> > problem for future compatibility with ipv6 then i'll switch to spaces.
>> Erm, but : is a standard for ports! Like
>> If someone decides to use :'s for IPv6 address seperation then all sorts
>> of nasty stuff breaks.
it's already there !
i mean you write ipv6 addresses like FFFF:65A2:etc....
stay away from colons....
> I got the impression from my introduction to IPv6 that you really weren't
> mean to use IPs very much at all -- clients get dynamically assigned
with ipv6, any computer should be able, when plugged in a network, to detect
its ip (while talking with router and such)
just my two cents.
Patrick M. email@example.com http://www.patoche.org/