[Xorg] Re: 64-bit applications and hostnames that start with a digi

Stuart Anderson anderson at netsweng.com
Thu Mar 25 07:37:56 PST 2004

On Thu, 25 Mar 2004, Jim Gettys wrote:

> Hey, I said I was rusty on ABNF :-).
> Fundamentally, the test should be that a string conforms to
> a literal address string completely to be recognized as that,
> and failing that, as a host name.
> Hmmm...  I'm pretty sure there are some URI parsers out there
> that do full proper parsing of these strings we could use,
> rather than building one from scratch.

At the time that code was written, there weren't a lot (any?) URI parsers
out there 8-)


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