[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Sep 19 07:35:48 CEST 2009
Eric Smith wrote:
> My only concern with this is a possible performance issue with v6
> networks. Would this be implemented such that [-1] doesn't need to
> iterate through the (possibly large) address space of a v6 network?
I'm not familiar with v6, but if netmasks work the same
way as they do in v4, then there's no need to iterate
over anything -- it's just a matter of turning on all
the low bits of the address.
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