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Author cdirkx
Recipients cdirkx
Date 2021-01-15.23:00:38
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Currently the method `ipaddress.is_global` returns true for the IPv4 address This was correct when `is_global` was initially implemented, but in 2015 got designated as the "IPv4 dummy address" and not globally reachable, see the IANA special purpose address registry:

The correct behaviour now, according to the documentation of `is_global` which refers to the IANA registry, would be to return false for
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