zero suppression vs compression in addresses

Daniel Roesen dr at
Fri May 15 17:11:31 CEST 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 07:52:32AM -0500, Drake Wilson wrote:
> > Correct. The double-colon form replaces 1-n 32-bit "words" of zeros.
> 16-bit, no?  E.g., 2001:db8:1122:3344:5566:: uses a trailing
> double-colon for the last 48 bits.

Of course, sorry for confusion. 1-n aligned 16-bit groups.

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