[dns-operations] format of IPv6 addresses in the root hints file [Re: AAAA being added for i.root-servers.net]

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sun Jun 20 23:12:25 UTC 2010

> One could imagine an operator getting frustrated if they tried to do
> something like take an IPv6 address from the hints file, and then grep
> for it in their logs.


  "It is expected that the canonical format is followed by humans and
   systems when representing IPv6 addresses as text, but all
   implementations must accept and be able to handle any legitimate RFC
   4291 format."


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