[zeromq-dev] Poll results!

Frank Denis zeromq at pureftpd.org
Wed Dec 10 11:04:02 CET 2008

  Hello Martin,

Le Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 09:54:47AM +0100, Martin Sustrik ecrivait :
> However, before doing any coding, few questions have to considered:
> 1. Is IPv4 NIC address in textual format determistically distiguishable 
> from IPv6 address? If not so, we would have to prefix the address is 
> some way, e.g. "IPv4:"

  Yes, IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are determistically distiguishable. IPV6 uses
":" to separate groups whereas IPv4 uses ".". But we have to change the
":port" suffix so that it is both compatible with IPv4 and IPv6.

> 2. When IP address is entered as NIC or host name, does it make any 
> difference if the name is translated to IPv4 or IPv6 address? If so, 
> user has to have option to specify the protocol.

  We have to specify the protocol in that case.

  Best regards,

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