[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Oct 1 02:16:06 CEST 2009
Peter Moody wrote:
> it's useful to take an
> address like 192.168.1.100/24 and derive a bunch of information from
> it (like the network address, broadcast address, containing supernets,
> etc), but still remember that the original address was 192.168.1.100.
> having a separate class or two for this is overly burdensome in my
Seems to me what you want isn't so much an IPNetwork that
can optionally have an address, as an IPAddress that can
optionally have a mask, and methods for deriving those
other things from it.
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