[ale] [OT] Voicepulse question
sriad at uab.edu
Wed Dec 8 00:27:34 EST 2004
On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Geoffrey wrote:
> Aditya Srinivasan wrote:
> >>??? dark addressess ???
> > I've always thought that IP addresses behind a NAT were called 'dark' ...
> > since you cant see them from the outside.
> > But a very quick search on google does not seem to indicate any such
> > nomenclature.
> > Will have to think about where I learnt this :)
> Private ip is the terminology I've always seen.
I agree. IP addresses used with NAT are always private ... 10.0.0.0
/172.16.0.0 / 192.168.0.0
No point using "public" adddresses with NAT. In theory, however one could
However private IP addresses can be used without a NAT (an internet with
no connectivity to the Internet)
And hence my (perhaps mistaken) belief that addresses used with NAT were
specifically called dark addresses.
Then again ... it may just have been a professor's pet term that got stuck
in my mind :)
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