The geek in me wants to express the my web site as the IPv6 address
::1. Unfortunately the software on the SE sites doesn't play along. It strips the brackets from the URL. I.e.
http://::1 (as evidenced in my profile).
Could you please support the format described in RFC 2732? Of course this isn't exactly a priority feature and I realize that. Would be still nice to have.
Quoted from section 2
To use a literal IPv6 address in a URL, the literal address should be enclosed in "[" and "]" characters. For example the following literal IPv6 address:
would be represented as in the following example URL: