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Re: HTTP 1.1 spec (page 15)

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 17:54:06 -0800
To: Ulrich Windl <Ulrich.Windl@rz.uni-regensburg.de>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9612101754.aa13419@paris.ics.uci.edu>
Ulrich Windl <Ulrich.Windl@rz.uni-regensburg.de> writes:
> I wonder what the specification says about ``\)'' within a comment and
> about ``\"'' within a quoted-string. To my interpretation of the specs
> the character will be "quoted" but according to the grammar will
> terminate the element anyhow.

Hmmm, that's odd -- it was supposed to say

    comment        = "(" *( ctext | quoted-pair | comment ) ")"

    quoted-string  = ( <"> *( qdtext | quoted-pair ) <"> )

I guess that should be put on the errata list.

.....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 10 December 1996 17:59:32 EST

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