Re: IPv6 address/port format
On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Chris P. Ross wrote:
> I've seen people use both "IPv6-addr port" (space sep.) and
> "IPv6-addr/port". I think I really like using '/', and haven't yet
> found a place where that will cause problems except for in URIs.
> Using spaces is just universally compliated. I guess we could use
> something like '%', but then again, me randomly proposing things here
> is probabaly not the best place to make suggestions usefully. ;-)
The various RFCs for URIS basically mandate a format like this:
Trouble is that IPv6 numberic addresses are incompatible with that form..
Using % (uri escape char) and / (uri path seperator) are both no
We may just find that you cannot use IPv6 numeric addresses at all with
alot of things...
It seems to me that using : for the seperator was a very bad idea :<