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Re: [xml-dev] IP address pattern matching

* Richard Tobin wrote:
>>I'm not sure what you mean by "Doesn't cover all eventualities" - this 
>>accepts all valid IP addresses, 
>You may not care, but traditionally class B and A addresses were often
>written as three or two numbers, the last being a 16- or 24-bit
>number.  Many (all?)  browsers accept these forms, and also a single
>32-bit number (sometimes used for deliberate obfuscation of spam

However, such URIs are invalid and one should not rely on forgiving
browsers. But this is offtopic here...
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