[ipv6calc] Suggested output format

Peter Bieringer pb at bieringer.de
Thu Apr 3 20:29:37 CEST 2003

--On Thursday, April 03, 2003 07:23:18 PM +0200 Lionel Elie Mamane
<lionel at mamane.lu> wrote:

> ipv6calc currently doesn't support the following format:
> network byte order, in octal notation with \-escaping
> E.g. 2001:888:19f0:0:210:5aff:fe45:9b17 would be:
> \40\1\10\210\31\360\0\0\2\20\132\377\376\105\233\27
> There is a non-zero "market" for this, as I felt the need enough to
> write a little program that does just this: Take an address, and
> translate it to that format :-)

Hmm, never seen. Where is the non-zero "market" located?

Do you have the capabilities to enhance ipv6calc by yourself and submit
patches? If nit, I can do it, but it would need some time (let me say 4

BTW: should there be a difference between full expanded, expanded or
compressed format?

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