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IPv6 address/port format

% 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.
% .pm

Well, I care, esp. when rebooting the Internet. :)