the parts are probably (a.b.c.d) . (a.b.c) . (a.b) . IP
as opposed to the a.b.c.d + b.c.d + c.d model you suggested.

there's also no reason they necessarily stick to 8-bit boundaries; they could also be using 12x.12y.8z bit boundaries.
(x.y.z) . (x.y) . (x) . IP

Last edited by Raccoon; 26/12/19 01:05 AM.

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