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Belated updates

Thu, 5 Dec 2013 12:32:38 GMT

Today I should have been heading down to York, to attend the Bytemark Christmas party. Instead I'm here in Edinburgh, because wind/storms basically shutdown the rail network in Scotland for the morning.

Technically I could have probably made it, but only belatedly and only at a huge cost to my sanity. The train-station was insane with stranded people, and there seemed no guarantee the recently-revived service would continue.

So instead I'm sulking at home.

I had a lot of other things scheduled to do in York/London today/tomorrow, for reasons that will become apparent next week, so to say I'm annoyed is an understatement.

In happier news I'm not dead.

Walking to work this morning was horrific, there was so much wind 70-100mph, that I counldn't actually cross a bridge, on Ocean Drive, because I just kept getting blown into the road. (Yeah, that's a road that is very close to the coast. Driving wind. Horrible rain. Storming sea. Fun.)

I ended up retracing my steps, and taking a detour. (PS. My boots leaked.)

Not a good day. Enjoy some software instead - a trivial HTTP / XMPP bridge.



Comments On This Entry

[gravitar] Nux

Submitted at 18:56:14 on 19 November 2013

Any reason you need SO MANY addresses per guest? A /123 or /124 should be quite adequate in "most" cases..

[gravitar] Steve Kemp

Submitted at 23:47:32 on 19 November 2013

I've never routed anything smaller than a /64 in IPv6-land.

In terms of routing that's pretty much the standard, so you'll give a /48, or /57 to the host, and only route the /64s.


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