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||Re: Move to 16 or 32 bit addressing
> Why don't we go to 16 or 32 bit IP addressing scheme.
Wie have 32 bit addresses
(RfC 791) and started to go to 128 bit
addresses (RfC 2460, but dates back to
> All the older addressing integrated into the newer scheme.
the RfC. There is a homomorphism from IPv4 to IPv6.
> All the same functionality
would exist, 0.0.0.0 is the default
> route, 255.255.255.255 is the limited broadcast
> FFF.FFF.FFF.FFF or VVV.VVV.VVV.VVV included, 127.0.0.0 is the
loopback address with the new loopback, and any or all of the
> previous standards
would be grand-fathered.
Please read the RfC. ::1 is the loopback. Broadcasts are
in order to use spezialised multi- and anycasts.
And if you see
your instructor again, please tell him that classfull
networking is older than
Microsoft. It was blown away before Bill
noticed the existance of the Internet.
So he should stop telling
> New Domain Names
proposal is very simple is the go to a four letter designation.
> A one-letter
prefix would be added to the existing structure.
Your system does not
scale. Please rethink.