IPv6, the addressing scheme of the future, has been lacking adoption for decades now. Its complexity is an often cited
reason: What's with the different kinds of addresses? What's
fe80 supposed to be? And you can't even compare them
properly, what with those pesky
Though … did you know that
127.257 is interpreted as a valid IPv4 address by programs such as
ping and your browser?
Let's look into this.