Which language would you have sex with?
Perl, obviously, it has the most holes in it and sucks the hardest. There are countless ways to get fucked by Perl.
But I can understand that when IP was developed there were only a few thousand computers in the world likely to be connected, so 16 bits would seem adequate. Using 32 bits would have been a bit of a stretch at that time.
Ummmmmmm... Have you ever seen an IP (v4) address?
Bad enough when the commenters are semiliterate, now the editors are semiliterate too?
You're giving the editors way too much credit.
"You're a creature of the night, Michael. Wait'll Mom hears about this." -- from the movie "The Lost Boys"