Coping with IP Address Literals in HTTP URIs with IPv6/IPv4 Translators

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A small percentage of HTTP URIs contain an IPv4 address literal as the hostname which is not accessible to IPv6-only HTTP clients using an IPv6/IPv4 translator and DNS64. This document proposes a workaround for this problem using an HTTP proxy to handle that traffic.


Dan Wing (

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