Talk:Internet Control Message Protocol version 6

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This page is for discussion of the article. It is not for dumping a massive (500 kB) alternative version of it. -- RHaworth 18:42, 25 May 2006 (UTC)


A few points:

  • Articles in the (Main) namespace are never signed (see ownership of articles). The article's edit history and the "diff" reports to which it links give minute details of who did what to the article.
  • Get yourself a user Id (if you don't have one) and always log in before editing.
  • You do not sign articles but when contributing to talk pages, you should always sign using ~~~~.
Never, ever create false signatures such as:
These could be taken as impersonation - luckily we don't have real users with these names.

-- RHaworth 04:04, 27 May 2006 (UTC)


I repeat: you do not sign article edits. But in the case of this article, I am happy to record here that just about all the edits to date have been done by:

students of the class: Protocolos3 at Galileo University, Guatemala City.

In addition to the two anon's noted above, the class includes:

I do get annoyed at student projects that do not announce themselves. So all praise to you for saying who you are. It is just that you were doing it in the wrong place! -- RHaworth 04:09, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

Obsoleted and other ICMP types[edit]

Aren't the types #130 to #132 obsolete ? They belong to an obsoleted version of the specs (RFC 1885), so I guess they are (and the article should be edited consequently). Also, there seems to exist some more ICMPv6 message types (see here for instance), and it may be a good thing to update the article in that way (my IPv6 knowledge isn't big enough for me to do it). (talk) 14:56, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

Copyright problem removed[edit]

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Need more explanation about checksum[edit]

Section "checksum" seems preplexing, at least to me. I had a hard time figuring out how "1's complement summation" is performed. Though I know what 1's complement is, "1's complement summation" is new to me. And there is no article for it on Wikipedia, it there? I did not get the correct until I found another webpage explainning "1's complement summation".

Chen9007 (talk) 08:38, 11 August 2016 (UTC)

I have made some improvements. Please note WP:NOTHOWTO. The cited standards give detailed how-to instructions for this. ~Kvng (talk) 15:57, 15 August 2016 (UTC)