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Re: FW: Digest mess

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 1997 15:57:51 -0800 (PST)
To: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
cc: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>, "'ietf-http-wg@w3.org'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.971231155437.1300Q-100000@shell1.aimnet.com>


On Wed, 31 Dec 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:

> > 
> > In either case, imbeded LWS must be allowed to follow the spirit of
> > possibly continued header values and headers which may be too long.
> > 
> > Also, they encoding rule should probably be something like:
> > 
> > 1.  Compose the subset of headers to be digested
> > 2.  Combine into a single string with CR/LF between headers
> > 3.  Encode the whole string.
> 
> Isn't that exactly what Jeffrey was suggesting?

Probably ... I believe it is the spirit of his suggestion but what
I recall from when I read the original is that I was attempting to be
more precise in working toward spec wording. 

Dave Morris
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 1997 19:01:34 GMT

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