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Re: Rev81: CHANGE: Sect. 11.1 Basic Authentication

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Fri, 31 May 1996 15:03:46 PDT
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <96May31.150354pdt.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
> Change:
> 	userid = [ token ]
> To:
>	userid = *TEXTnocolon
>	TEXTnocolon = <any OCTET except CTLs and ":",
>			but including LWS>

I think you're better off just saying

	userid = <*TEXT excluding any ":">

presuming that even shift-JIS user-IDs will be allowed using RFC 1522
encoding, just as with other TEXT fields.
Received on Friday, 31 May 1996 15:09:09 EDT

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