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Re: progress on BNF conversion

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:56:42 -0800
Message-Id: <5B86D6B7-4F65-4082-AF93-36FE239C0986@gbiv.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Nov 13, 2007, at 7:34 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> in the spirit of making small incremental steps, I'd like to  
> propose that we first fix the BNF so that it actually becomes  
> parseable with a parser written for the 822/2616 BNF format.

I don't understand.  That is a lot harder than just replacing with
the standard ABNF.  Note that HTTP is the basis for a hundred or so
other IETF standards track specifications, so the pressure to update
the ABNF is greater than the sum of all other 2616 issues.

....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 13 November 2007 17:56:58 GMT

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