IPv6 address on Safari 8

Jeroen Massar jeroen at massar.ch
Mon Oct 27 10:46:07 CET 2014

On 2014-10-27 10:22, Antonio Prado wrote:
> On 10/27/14 10:03 AM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
>> Works here on Yosemite/OSX:
>> 8<-------------------------------------
>>                 <p class="error-message">Safari can’t open the page
>>https://[2a02:ed8:4444::8]” because the server where this page is
>> located isn’t responding.</p>
>> ------------------------------------->8
> hi,
> I see an extra s there, retry as http

Force of habit.

Indeed, seems that that with http://... it fails.
It does not even bother to do any network actions.

Very silly that it does work for https://. Wonder what kind of bug is
causing that.

Interesting. You'll have to file a RADAR bug for that one.

>> The bigger question though is why folks need RAW addresses; this magical
>> DNS thing is amazing, try it.
> yeah, what uneducated users, huh?

They are using IPv6 thus not that uneducated ;)


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