[Xorg] Re: 64-bit applications and hostnames that start with a digi
Kaleb S. KEITHLEY
kaleb at gw.keithley.org
Thu Mar 25 07:42:17 PST 2004
>> 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-)
Jim probably wrote it -- 20 years ago -- for all we know. ;-)
leading digits in domain names is relatively new to as far as that goes.
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