[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Thu Sep 17 20:47:35 CEST 2009

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 10:41:37 am Andrew McNamara wrote:
> In the olden days, the mask was spelled out in octets (eg
> But we've moved to a more compact and logical
> notation where the number of leading significant bits is specified
> (eg /24).

I hope you're not suggesting the older notation be unsupported? I would 
expect to be able to use a mask like without having to 
count bits myself.

Steven D'Aprano

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