[WF-General] libCirce

Dave Turner novalis at novalis.org
Thu Oct 5 12:51:42 PDT 2000


Trent Di Renna wrote:
> 
> > Tess Snider wrote:
> >
> > > Sure.  I'd like to keep the player table, for starters, just for stuff
> > > that will be used by all types of games.  I should probably show you what
> > > we've got so far:
> > >
> > > CREATE TABLE PLAYER (
> > >   PLAYER_ID         INTEGER PRIMARY KEY AUTO_INCREMENT,
> > >   LOGIN_NAME        VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
> > >   PASSWORD          CHAR(13) NOT NULL,
> > >   EMAIL             VARCHAR(255),
> > >   IS_ADMIN          TINYINT DEFAULT '0', -- that's a boolean to you
> > >   STATUS            VARCHAR(16),
> > >   ADMIN_MEMO        VARCHAR(255),
> > >   LAST_LOGIN        DATETIME,
> > >   LAST_IP           VARCHAR(16)
> 
> <delurking>
> 
> Hmm...I'm in no way an expert (on anything :-)...but I do know that the
> new IPv6 standard will have a much bigger IP number than IPv4, so a 16
> character field for that might not be able to fit it in.  This might have
> been brought up already (and IPv6 might not be used for a while anyway),
> but I'm bringing it up, just in case.
> 
> </delurking>
> 
> Trent Di Renna
> ted7846 at oak.njit.edu
> 

IPv6 has 128 bit (16 byte) addresses, so we're OK.  (we'll store it as
bytes, not as text like
"c0:ff:ee:de:ad:be:ef:31:41:59:26:53:58:97:93:23").

-Dave Turner




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