Address Sorting NOT in V8
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Thu Mar 30 15:56:50 UTC 2000
In article <38E2AF19.440D1B2E at daimlerchrysler.com>,
Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
>Barry Margolin wrote:
>Barry, is there actually a *standard* which describes/specifies address-prefix
>notation? I've been looking for something to which I could refer folks, but all I
>seem to be able to find is spontaneous uses of the notation in RFC's starting
I meant standard in the informal sense, meaning conventional. Since the
notation doesn't get used in any network protocols (protocols like BGP4 and
OSPF represent prefixes internally as two fields, the prefix and the
length), there's not much need for a standard.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
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