[tor-dev] Sanitizing IPv6 addresses in bridge descriptors
Alex Le Heux
alexlh at funk.org
Wed Jan 11 08:57:00 UTC 2012
On Jan 10, 2012, at 22:36, Linus Nordberg wrote:
> Karsten Loesing <karsten.loesing at gmx.net> wrote
> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:45:03 +0100:
> | - Write 3 bytes of the sanitized IPv6 address in [::] notation. We're
> | writing sanitized IPv4 addresses as 10.x.x.x. Is there a counterpart
> | for IPv6 addresses? It should be obvious that these are "private"
> | addresses, but I'd like to keep the notation unchanged to keep parsing
> | tools simple.
> RFC 3849 defines the prefix 2001:DB8::/32 as being reserved for
> documentation. That should be fine for this.
The documentation prefix is for just that, use in documentation :)
ULA (RFC4193) is actually closer to the 10/8 (RFC1918) addresses that you use for IPv4.
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