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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: IPv6 notes
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2000 19:34:23 GMT
On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 10:42:42AM -0800, rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> > > > 1) listen and vhost directives and internal structures need to 
> > > >    allow IPv4 or IPv6 addresses
> > > > 
> > > >    Listen and NameVirtualHost change from TAKE1 to TAKE12 so that
> > > >    the port can be provided as a separate parm when the host is
> > > >    an IPv6 numeric address string  (what the fsck is "fe80::1:81" 
> > > >    -- fe80::1 with port 81 or fe80::1:81 with the default port?)
> > > 
> > > I thought that about a year ago we talked about using
> > > [ip_addr]:port.  That may or may not be correct, but it is an idea.
> > 
> > While "[ip_addr]:port" is uglier IMHO, it seems reasonable to me to
> > use it throughout since it works in all contexts.  I'll double check
> > on the KAME mailing list to see if there is any magic justification
> > for using the TAKE12 style instead.
> 
> I agree it is uglier, but I think it is a bit more obvious with regard to
> just what we are doing.

Isn't there an RFC or something for using IPv6 addresses in URLs? That spec
would need to define how an IP/port pair is specified. I would suggest that
we use that in preference to anything.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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