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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject I-D ACTION:draft-masinter-url-ipv6-00.txt (fwd)
Date Mon, 16 Mar 1998 05:52:57 GMT

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Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 08:10:27 -0500
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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-masinter-url-ipv6-00.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

	Title		: Using IPv6 Addresses in URLs
	Author(s)	: L. Masinter, J. Gettys, B. Carpenter
	Filename	: draft-masinter-url-ipv6-00.txt
	Pages		: 3
	Date		: 12-Mar-98
   The normal textual representation for IPv6 addresses as a set
   of colon-separated hexadecimal numbers does not work well with
   most deployed URL-parsing software. This document describes an
   alternate format which will pass unharmed through most URL-parsing

Internet-Drafts are available by anonymous FTP.  Login with the username
"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address.  After logging in,
type "cd internet-drafts" and then
	"get draft-masinter-url-ipv6-00.txt".
A URL for the Internet-Draft is:

Internet-Drafts directories are located at:

	Pacific Rim:
	US East Coast:
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	"FILE /internet-drafts/draft-masinter-url-ipv6-00.txt".
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