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2.5.6 1111111010 FE80::/10 Global Unicast (everything else) Anycast addresses are taken from the unicast address spaces
(of any scope) and are not syntactically distinguishable from unicast addresses. The general format of Global Unicast addresses is described
in Section 2.5.4.
Unicast Some special-purpose subtypes of Global addresses that contain embedded IPv4 addresses (for the
purposes of IPv4-IPv6 interoperation) are described in Section 2.5.5. Future specifications may redefine one or more sub-ranges of
the Global Unicast space for other purposes, but unless and until
that happens, implementations must treat all addresses that do not
start with any of the above-listed prefixes as Global Unicast
addresses. 2.5. Unicast Addresses IPv6 unicast addresses are aggregatable with prefixes of
arbitrary bit-length, similar to IPv4 addresses under Classless InterDomain Routing. There are several types of unicast addresses in IPv6, in
particular, Global Unicast, site-local unicast (depreca...
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