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IPv6 address/port format
- Subject: IPv6 address/port format
- From: [email protected] (Bill Manning)
- Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 11:04:46 -0800 (PST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]> from "Perry E. Metzger" at Jan 14, 2000 12:02:51 PM
% Nathan Dorfman <[email protected]> writes:
% > [ and ] are metacharacters in the POSIX-specified standard Unix shell;
% > as well as bash, bash2, ksh, csh, tcsh and zsh. Since this list
% > comprises something like 99% of all Unix shells used, characters
% > marked as reserved by *all* of them are a really bad choice.
% Who the hell cares? No one is going to enter in address literals
% except in extreme circumstances anyway. They're a mile long.
Well, I care, esp. when rebooting the Internet. :)