[ILUG] [OT] - One for the IPv6 guys
proinnsias at linux.ie
Fri Oct 13 12:17:15 IST 2006
On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 11:11:18AM +0000, Conor Daly wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 10:52:37AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> paul at clubi.ie thought:
> > On Fri, 13 Oct 2006, Dave Rynne wrote:
> > >Also - you can replace the trailing '0:0:0:0:0' with '::'
> > You may replace any series of zero quads in an IPv6 address with ::,
> > once.
> _Any_ series or only a _trailing_ series? eg. can:
> be replaced with:
> assuming such an address is valid in the first place?
(to all of the above, there's no reason 2002:7ef2:1::1 can't be valid,
however ... you couldn't have 2002:7ef2:1::1::2 because no parser could
work out which quads were supposed to be 0000 )
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