[WF-General] Re: IPv6 (was libCirce)

Dave Turner novalis at novalis.org
Thu Oct 5 13:47:23 PDT 2000


Trent Di Renna wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Dave Turner wrote:
> 
> > 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").
> 
> Can you store just a stream of bytes in a VARCHAR, which I always thought
> was a string?  I was thinking 1 byte per character...an IPv4 address could
> fit in there (12 digits max plus three dots), but not a bigger one.
> 
> Trent Di Renna
> ted7846 at oak.njit.edu
> 

Yes, on all sane DBs.




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