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Re: URL parsing and IPv6 addresses

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1996 14:53:35 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199608071253.OAA12155@wsooti04.win.tue.nl>
To: bookwyrm@agii.solluna.org (Kim)
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, david@ufl.edu, www-talk@w3.org
Kim:
>Earlier, <Larry Masinter> inscribed:
>> 
>>    1) dotted decimal with 8 parts instead of 4
>>    2) string of hex with no punctuation
>
>I would think compliance with the IPv6 RFC on IPv6 address representation
>would not be a bad thing.  My inclination is still to use a second "::"
>to separate the port, [...]

Another idea would be to use a dot as the separator:

 http://1080::8:800:200C:417A.8000/blah

This seems more easy to parse, and is compliant with the IPv6 address
representation in a mildly satirical way.

Koen.
Received on Wednesday, 7 August 1996 17:05:24 GMT

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