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Re: Escaping control characters in HTTP Digest (RFC 2617) (was: Escaping <\> in HTTP Digest (RFC 2617))

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 07:49:30 +0200
To: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Cc: Eric Lawrence <ericlaw@exchange.microsoft.com>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1180072170.31532.8.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tor 2007-05-24 klockan 20:33 -0400 skrev Robert Sayre:
> On 5/24/07, Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net> wrote:
> >
> > The quoting productions in RFC2616 isn't very obvious, but technically
> > the syntax allows any characer 0-127 quoted.
> 
> Do servers actually allow any character 0-127 quoted? So far, my
> research suggests that they don't.

I don't think anyone does.

The specs is written in such manner that TEXT content is assumed, and is
probably what is intended for the digest username as well.

Regards
Henrik

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