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Re: IP addresses that might have hostnames in roman numerals

by Ultra (Hermit)
on Mar 30, 2006 at 05:46 UTC ( #540122=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to IP addresses that might have hostnames in roman numerals

Is there any place in the world where they write IP addresses in roman notation?!

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Re^2: IP addresses that might have hostnames in roman numerals
by grinder (Bishop) on Mar 30, 2006 at 08:32 UTC

    Sure they do. Have a look at these crazy Finns!

    DXXXVII.wdyn.saunalahti.fi[62.142.9.238] CCXLVIII.wdyn.saunalahti.fi[62.142.110.248] KDCCCLVIII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[195.74.14.158] CDXXVIII.wdyn.saunalahti.fi[62.142.9.129] MKXCVII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[62.142.33.197] MKCXXVII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[62.142.33.227] MKCXXVII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[62.142.33.227] KDCCXVIII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[195.74.14.18] CDXXVIII.wdyn.saunalahti.fi[62.142.9.129] XVII.wdyn.saunalahti.fi[62.142.110.17] YMMMXXXVIII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[62.142.236.138] CDLXXXVII.tun.saunalahti.fi[213.169.25.187] DCVII.tun.saunalahti.fi[213.169.26.7] LXXXVIII.tun.saunalahti.fi[213.169.24.88] MCCXVIII.tun.saunalahti.fi[213.169.28.18] YYYDCCXXXVII.dsl.saunalahti.fi[85.76.2.38]

    Somewhere, a bofh is laughing his head off :)

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Re^2: IP addresses that might have hostnames in roman numerals
by tomhukins (Curate) on Mar 30, 2006 at 08:02 UTC
    Is there any place in the world where they write IP addresses in roman notation?!

    I can't think of anywhere where people usually do it, but what's wrong with following the robustness principle - be strict in what you generate; be liberal in what you accept - to the absurd?

    I like the idea of things like telnet x.i.xi.ii just working. Traditionalists can stick to telnet 10.1.11.2. TIMTOWTDI.

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