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From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 08:24:35 PDT
To: <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000f01bf037c$3eacc000$c5d1000d@copper.parc.xerox.com>
This is the latest compromise within the IPNG working group
(which defined the syntax for IPv6 addresses) and the attempt
to embed IPv6 addresses within URLs. Note that it proposes
amending the URI draft standard to allow "[]" in a URL for the
reserved purpose of enclosing an IPv6 URL.

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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipngwg-url-literal-03.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the IPNG Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Preferred Format for Literal IPv6 Addresses in URL's
	Author(s)	: B. Hinden, B. Carpenter, L. Masinter
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ipngwg-url-literal-03.txt
	Pages		: 4
	Date		: 16-Sep-99
This document defines the preferred format for literal IPv6 Addresses
in URL's for implementation in World Wide Web browsers.  This format
has been implemented in the IPv6 versions of several widely deployed
browsers including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla, and Lynx.
It is also intended to be used in the IPv6 version of the service
location protocol.

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