[syslinux] SYSLINUX 3.00-pre1 released - RELEASE CANDIDATE

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jan 4 13:14:42 PST 2005

Herve Gautier wrote:
> Something like [mandatory protocol]://[mandatory address][:optional 
> port]:[mandatory path] ??
> tftp://
> tftp://

That would confuse people, plus, a single : in URL syntax is used to 
specify a port.

> The two "::" can be used in IPv6 address (but not at the end of the 
> address if I remember)...

True, but raw IPv6 addresses are generally enclosed in brackets (because 
: is used to specify ports.)


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