cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install
keramida at FreeBSD.org
Tue Dec 5 08:42:48 PST 2006
On 2006-12-05 16:20, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 06:14:25PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2006-12-05 15:20, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
>>>On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 01:53:54PM +0300, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
>>>> --- books/handbook/install/chapter.sgml 4 Dec 2006 14:43:50 -0000 1.338
>>>> +++ books/handbook/install/chapter.sgml 5 Dec 2006 10:53:35 -0000
>>>> @@ -2356,7 +2356,7 @@
>>>> <para>The address block being used for this local area
>>>> - network is a Class C block
>>>> + network is a (historical) Class C block
>>>> (<hostid role="ipaddr">192.168.0.0</hostid> -
>>>> <hostid role="ipaddr">192.168.0.255</hostid>).
>>>> The default netmask is for a Class C network
>>> Any reason we can't get rid of the mention of "class C" in both cases
>>> there? Something like:
>>> The address block being used for this local area network is
>>> 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.0.255 with a netmask of 255.255.255.0.
>> Or even better:
>> The address block being used for this local area network is
> What is this new devilry!?
> Seriously, I don't mind either way, but I don't know how much we assume
> on the part of our users any more.
I know what you are saying. CIDR-style addresses are nicer when we have
to reference address ranges though, so if necessary we can add a
mini-section about CIDR notation near the beginning of the networking
chapter and reference that as needed :)
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