On Tue, 21 Jul 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > if folks really can't get behind "CIDR" then may i suggest "INET"? it's not
> > a "NET" or an "IPADDR" or "INADDR" or "INNET" or "HOST". it is capable of
> > representing either a network or a host, classlessly. that makes it a CIDR
> > to those in the routing or registry business. and before someone asks: no,
> > it is not IPv4-specific. my implementation encodes the address family and
> > is capable of supporting IPv6 if the "internallength" wants to be 13 or if
> > someone knows how to make it variable-length.
> I like INET too. It is up to you
I'm sticking to this one like glue...the proper terminology is a
CIDR...using anything else would be tailoring to "those that don't want to
know better", which I believe is the business Micro$loth is in, no?
If you don't know what a CIDR is, you probably shouldn't be using
it and should get out of networking...
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