RE: Introducing draft-6man-addresspartnaming

"Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@boeing.com> Fri, 15 April 2011 00:55 UTC

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From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@boeing.com>
To: Richard Hartmann <richih.mailinglist@gmail.com>, "ipv6@ietf.org" <ipv6@ietf.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 19:55:13 -0500
Subject: RE: Introducing draft-6man-addresspartnaming
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ipv6-bounces@ietf.org [mailto:ipv6-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of
> Richard Hartmann
> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2011 8:49 PM
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> Cc: Scott Schmit
> Subject: Re: Introducing draft-6man-addresspartnaming
> 
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 02:17, Scott Schmit <i.grok@comcast.net>; wrote:
> 
> > I happen to agree. I don't see the point. After all, what are the
> > numbers between the dots in IPv4 addresses called?
> 
> Octects.

I also don't find this all that big a deal, but here's another suggestion.

If we are to limit ourselves to two syllables, anything wrong with "hexdec" for singular, "hexdecs" for plural? A very easy global change to the I-D.

Bert