On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 11:11:18 +0000
Conor Daly <conor.daly_ilug at cod.homelinux.org> 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?
Any *SINGLE* series of 0:0:0 can be replaced with ::
Otherwise you can't reverse the shrinking in a predictable manner...
2002:0:1:0:0:0:0:1 or 2002:0:0:0:1:0:1 etc..
> Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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