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Re: NEW ISSUE: empty Host header

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 12:25:23 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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Julian Reschke wrote:

> assuming we replaced RFC2396's host with RCF3986's host, the 
> following would become legal:
 
>   Host: :81
 
> Bug or feature?

At some point ABNF is lost, <reg-name> can take rather odd forms:
http://%D0%B8%D1%81%D0%BF%D1%8B%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5.boldlygoingnowhere.org/xhtml1-i18n.dtd

Syntactically valid, I think.  It's less clear what it means.

 Frank
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