1175   IPv6 address lowercase only

Created: 14 Oct 2013

Status: In Force (green)

Part: Part 6 (2009-12; Edition 2)

Links:

Page: 143

Clause: Annex A

Paragraph: A.5

Category: Issue may impact interoperability of implementations of Edition 2

Issue

RFC 5952, 4.3. Lowercase specifies that:

The characters "a", "b", "c", "d", "e", and "f" in an IPv6 address
MUST be represented in lowercase.

Proposal

SCL parser and regex to use only lowercase
<xs:pattern value="([0-9a-f]{1,4}:){7}[0-9a-f]{1,4}" id="IPv6"/>

Discussion Created Status
14 Nov 13 In Force (green)
Accepted to follow RFC 5952 16 Oct 13 Discussion (red)

 

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