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Re: migration to ABNF, was: i31 (qdtext BNF) resolved

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:21:52 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <p6cd73t956vohqt5u8tl28ul4iop4saojb@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Julian Reschke wrote:
>Speaking of which, qdtext is now defined as:
>
>        qdtext         = <any TEXT excluding <"> and "\">

I would really appreciate if we can get rid of such prose rules and
instead provide a machine-readable grammar, noting such prose in a
comment if really necessary.

>That production will (IMHO) be rejected by both RFC822-style and 
>RFC4234-style ABNF parsers (since the the first > character ends the 
>prose val).

That would also solve problems of this nature.
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