An '.ipv6' Top Level Pseudo-Domain

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Authors Brian Carpenter  , Larry Masinter  , Jim Gettys 
Last updated 1999-04-16 (latest revision 1998-09-03)
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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 software.


Brian Carpenter (
Larry Masinter (
Jim Gettys (

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