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Textual Representation of IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Andrew Main
Last updated 2005-02-24
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Historically, the conventional textual representations of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses have been poorly specified. This document gives precise definitions of these conventions, together with advice for implementors.


Andrew Main

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