W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > October to December 2007

Re: Does Reason-Phrase allow LWS?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 17:23:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4746FE7D.1040601@gmx.de>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Looking at...:
>>
>>     TEXT           = <any OCTET except CTLs,
>>                      but including LWS>
>>     LWS            = [CRLF] 1*( SP | HT )
>>     CRLF           = CR LF
>>
>>     Reason-Phrase  = *<TEXT, excluding CR, LF>
>>
>> So was the real intent to say: any OCTET except CTLs?
> 
> That would disallow spaces. This is literally:

No, it wouldn't. TEXT includes SP.

>   OCTET - CTL + LWS - CR - LF
> 
> Which is the same as
> 
>   OCTET - CTL + SP + HT

If that's really the intet, we better say it explicitly.

So, is HT allowed in reason phrases?

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 23 November 2007 16:23:48 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 06:50:23 GMT