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- wording.

- additional notes about the nibble format.
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-.\" $KAME: dns6conv.1,v 1.2 2001/01/13 16:41:56 jinmei Exp $
+.\" $KAME: dns6conv.1,v 1.3 2001/01/14 03:31:32 jinmei Exp $
.\"
.\" Copyright (C) 2001 WIDE Project.
.\" All rights reserved.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
.\"
.Sh NAME
.Nm dns6conv
-.Nd converts an IPv6 textual address for a DNS RR
+.Nd convert an IPv6 textual address for a DNS RR
.\"
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
@@ -46,19 +46,24 @@
.Nm
converts a specified textual IPv6 address into an appropriate DNS
resource record format.
-It first separates a portion of the given address from
+It first separates a portion of the given address from the
.Ar beginbit
-bit to
-.Ar endbit ,
-with these bit values themselves exclusive.
+bit to the
+.Ar endbit
+bit, with
+.Ar beginbit
+inclusive and
+.Ar endbit
+exclusive
+.Pq the 0th bit is the most significant .
The default values of theses bits are 64 and 128,
and can be specified by the
.Fl b
and
.Fl e
command line options, respectively.
-When specified, the values must be between 0 and 128, with 0 and 128
-inclusive.
+When specified, the values must be between 0 and 128, with these two
+values inclusive.
Also,
.Ar beginbit
must be smaller than
@@ -84,6 +89,11 @@ The output can be used as a bitstring label to construct reverse map
database.
.It Ic nibble
specifies to print the address as nibble DNS labels.
+When this format is specified,
+.Ar beginbit
+and
+.Ar endbit
+must be a multiple of 4.
.El
.Sh RETURN VALUES
.Nm
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