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Re: can charsets be quoted.

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@ebuilt.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 12:00:37 -0800
To: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Cc: Melman Howard <Howard@silverstream.com>, HTTP WG <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>, Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>, Paul Leach <paulle@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <20010209120037.C822@waka.ebuilt.net>
> Hopefully this will get on the "errata" page...

Why?  The spec is correct.  It takes a great deal of imagination
to believe that the use of the word token in the text should somehow imply
that the HTTP syntax excludes a quoted-string.  Any token can appear inside
a quoted string.

....Roy
Received on Friday, 9 February 2001 20:08:00 EST

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