tim.conway at philips.com writes: > As I understand it, "::" is used like "." is in IPv4. They are similar, but "::" can mean much more to IPv6 addresses than "." can to IPv4 addresses. For more information about this, please consult the following RFC: RFC 1924, _A Compact Representation of IPv6 Addresses_, <ftp://ftp.ipv6.org/pub/rfc/rfc1924.txt> Erik.