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Re: Status of HTTP-WG documents

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 09:27:26 -0400 (EDT)
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980423085623.31935A-100000@alice.agranat.com>

On Wed, 22 Apr 1998, John Franks wrote:

> One thing that I don't like is
> 
>     nc-value         = 8LHEX
> 
> It should be 
> 
>     nc-value         = *LHEX

I was the one that specified the fixed size (implying leading zeros)
originally (though I think that I used 4 rather than 8); my thinking was
that it would avoid any potential problems with one side using the
leading zeros and the other not.  I can live with it either way.

> Also in Authentication-Info I think it should be 
> 
>      auth-info          = 1#( [nextnonce] | [ message-qop ]
>                             | [ response-auth ] | [ cnonce ]
>                             | [nonce-count] )
> 
> 
> instead of 
> 
>      auth-info          = 1#(nextnonce | [ message-qop ]
>                             | [ response-auth ] | [ cnonce ]
>                             | [nonce-count] )
> 
> with [] around nextnonce indicating that it is optional.

  Agreed.
Received on Thursday, 23 April 1998 06:31:43 EDT

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