[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 30 01:20:18 CEST 2009
Peter Moody wrote:
> I've mentioned at least once (and others have mentioned as well) that
> it's very common, when describing the ip address/prefix of a NIC to
> write, "192.168.1.100/24"
Yes, but if you want to *retain* all of that information,
the object you have isn't just a "network", it's more
like "network plus the address of its interface". So
some people think that using the name "IPNetwork" for
this object is confusing.
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