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Re: Semantic meaning of double quotation marks delimiting quoted-string

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:37:46 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <fg42pj$skt$1@ger.gmane.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:

> Now that really smells like something that is implemented 
> differently in practice...

...putting it mildly.  value := token / quoted-string  is a
MIME definition, and the MIME charset parameter takes a 
<value>, not only a <token>.  ISO_646.irv:1991 is an alias
with a colon, not permitted in a <token>.  Admittedly I'd
prefer US-ASCII for this character set. ;-)

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