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Re: URL parsing and IPv6 addresses

From: Fisher Mark <FisherM@is3.indy.tce.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 96 13:03:00 PDT
To: kpyee <kpyee@aw.sgi.com (Ka-Ping Yee)>
Cc: "anthony.baxter" <anthony.baxter@aaii.oz.au>, brian <brian@organic.com>, galactus <galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl>, www-talk <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <321383CD@MSMAIL.INDY.TCE.COM>

>> Any more opinions?  Speak now or forever hold your peace...
>
>I prefer either a '.' or '::'.  Reason: It doesn't make any
>more characters 'special'.

I agree, with some bias towards '.' (just because it lexes slightly easier).

If anyone has information from the IPv6 working group as to why they picked 
':' over the '.' used in IPv4, could you please post it to the www-talk 
list?
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Mark Leighton Fisher                   Thomson Consumer Electronics
fisherm@indy.tce.com                   Indianapolis, IN
Received on Thursday, 15 August 1996 22:05:13 GMT

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