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RE: RFC 2617 Authentication-Info BNF

From: Paul Leach <paulle@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 09:19:40 -0700
To: Tim Olsen <tim@brooklynpenguin.com>
CC: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Olsen [mailto:tim@brooklynpenguin.com]

> The "nextnonce" is optional. To see why, ask yourself if
>         Authentication-Info rspauth="ab10f00baa"
> is legal according to the ABNF. Hint -- what does "1#" mean?
>

ok, I understand that technically.  But what is the purpose of having
square brackets around the other directives, but not around nextnonce?
[Paul Leach] I don't know. It may have just been an oversight.
Received on Tuesday, 2 October 2007 16:19:50 GMT

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