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Essential Correction for IPv6 ABNF and URI Comparison in RFC 3261 (RFC5954)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000199000D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-21
Document File: 14 page(s) / 14K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

V. Gurbani: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This document corrects the Augmented Backus-Naur Form (ABNF) production rule associated with generating IPv6 literals in RFC 3261 [1]. It also clarifies the rule for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) comparison when the URIs contain textual representation of IP addresses.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                   V. Gurbani, Ed. Request for Comments: 5954             Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent Updates: 3261                                          B. Carpenter, Ed. Category: Standards Track                              Univ. of Auckland ISSN: 2070-1721                                             B. Tate, Ed.                                                                BroadSoft                                                              August 2010

    Essential Correction for IPv6 ABNF and URI Comparison in RFC 3261

Abstract

   This document corrects the Augmented Backus-Naur Form (ABNF)    production rule associated with generating IPv6 literals in RFC 3261.    It also clarifies the rule for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)    comparison when the URIs contain textual representation of IP    addresses.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5954.

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 Gurbani, et al.              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 5954                      SIP IPv6 ABNF                  August 2010

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

   3.  Problem Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

     3.1.  Extra Colon in IPv4-...