re Challenge: More Compact?

Christopher A. Craig com-nospam at ccraig.org
Tue Jul 17 14:13:25 CEST 2001


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tim at vegeta.ath.cx (Tim Hammerquist) writes:

> with Mozilla/4.73 [en] (X11; I; Linux 2.2.15-4mdk i686):
>     0127.0.0.001 fails.
>     127.0.0.001 succeeds.
>     127.0.0.00001 succeeds.
> 

Most likely Mozilla is interpreting 0127 is the octal representation
of the number 87 (base 10) and 001 as the octal representation of the
number 1 (base 10).  You could confirm this by trying 0010 instead of
001 in the last range.

- -- 
Christopher A. Craig <com-nospam at ccraig.org>
I develop for Linux for a living, I used to develop for DOS.  Going from
DOS to Linux is like trading a glider for an F117. - Lawrence Foard
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