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Old 7th May 2013
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C'mon guys, do the math. 4 hexidecimal = 16 bits. We all agree that ipv6 addresses are 128 bits in length, so 128/16 = 8.

I don't know if these are typos, but I suspect so, as the hex7-page43 image linked by the OP shows 112 bits, not 128.

Seems more an editing fail than an RFC fail.
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