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Decimal internet addresses (was: Re: Evidence that the W3 is a Shill)

> I suspect that alternative textual forms for IPv4 addresses have been
> standardized de facto by browser makers hoping to gain the
> hyper-compatibility high ground

More likely Mosaic used the Unix library function inet_addr() (which
allows 1, 2, 3 or 4 decimal, octal or hexadecimal numbers) to convert
strings to addresses, and others have provided the same functionality.

-- Richard