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Re: stricter host name requirements for file:// URLs (was Re: [SECURITY ADVISORY] curl invalid URL parsing with '#')

From: Alex Bligh <>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 10:38:54 +0000

> On 11 Nov 2016, at 07:18, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> I didn't add "::1" support because that was never mentioned in any spec as far as I know, and in the case it isn't using the network anyway, it just an alternate way of saying localhost.

I believe that may not be true, for instance in a host configured with an IPv6 networking stack and not an IPv4 networking stack, or some non-IP networking stack. I suspect such machines are fantastically rare ...

Alex Bligh
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Received on 2016-11-11