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    SubjectRe: [RFC] /proc/fs/nfsd/exports
    On Fri, 30 Oct 1998, Gerd Knorr wrote:
    > In lists.linux.kernel you write:
    > >> > Those values are NOT integers originally, they are octet arrays.
    > >> What?
    > >> The values are IPv4 addresses. There is _one_ standard way of printing
    > >> them, and that standard way is as four decimal numbers. EVERYBODY prints
    > >> them that way. It's the only sane way to show them.
    > >>
    > >> There is no question in my mind - printing out IPv4 addresses as hex
    > >> "integers" is wrong. It has always been wrong, and it's wrong now. It
    > >> happens to be very simple, which is the excuse for doing it, but it's
    > >> still wrong.
    > >Yet netmasks are bit-oriented, thus more intelligible as hex
    > >integers.

    > I like the 192.168.42.105/24 thing for netmasks.
    Gerd, Yay !!!!!! I would definatly like to see this
    method put into the system for -all- tcp/ip network aspects,
    without losing the 255.255.255.255 method though .

    Heck, IF Crisco & company can we sure should be able to .
    Tia, JimL
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