A nodejs-based utility to translate ipv6 addresses to and from simple English phrases
These are hoped to be easier to remember, easier to call out across a busy server-room and shorter in terms of syllables.
Inspired by the location service what3words
18.104.22.168 <> art.art.art.art 22.214.171.124 <> can.can.can.can 126.96.36.199 <> pipe.worst.stone.speed 127.0.0.1 <> badly.ago.ago.aid [*] 192.168.0.1 <> moved.going.ago.aid 188.8.131.52 <> prior.just.short.short 255.255.255.0 <> worst.worst.worst.ago
[*] In practice, localhost is used
The IPv4 lookup table is just 1.4Kb uncompressed. Natural language tools are used to process wordlists to remove words with common stems, plurals, proper nouns and homophones.
The wordlists (from SCOWL and the pre-processor are included)