Re: Perception that Unicode is 16-bit (was: Re: Surrogate space i

From: Joel Rees (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 21:40:15 EST

Hi John,

> Or consider IPv6 network addresses. There are
> 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 of them. They
> won't be assigned densely according to current plans,

There are actually still quite a few 32 bit IP addresses not in use. (Does
there exist one computer attached to the Internet for every two people
alive?) The non-dense packing is the reason we are running out.

Joel Rees

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