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Re: Generic URI syntax incompatible with IPv6 addresses in SIP URIs

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa.dusseault@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:31:32 -0700
Message-ID: <ca722a9e0903311231t789a6605rcf118b1cfc287787@mail.gmail.com>
To: Theo Zourzouvillys <theo@crazygreek.co.uk>
Cc: apps-discuss@ietf.org, public-iri@w3.org
There is at least one relevant list: public-iri@w3.org.  I believe
that's where discussion of updating the base URI specs is moving?  I'm
trying to join myself.

Lisa

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 6:05 AM, Theo Zourzouvillys
<theo@crazygreek.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> sip URI's (along with a bunch of others, such as iax, im, pres, and
> xmpp)  allow embedded IPv6 literals in their URIs, but match
> path-rootless in RFC 3986, which does not allow '[' and ']' - these
> are only allowed in authority.  This means that a generic URI parser
> will treat an IPv6 SIP URI as invalid unless it is aware of SIP URIs.
>
> I documented it earlier in the month here:
>
>  http://crazygreek.co.uk/b/2009/03/sip-uri-syntax-is-broken-with-ipv6.html
>
> I'd appreciate feedback on how to best proceed to get this fixed?
>
> Kind regards,
>
>  ~ Theo
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