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Re: Struggling with LWS (2616) vs LWSP (2831bis)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 11:46:29 +0200
Message-ID: <483BD875.2040009@gmx.de>
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> should RFC2616bis adopt the LWSP production used in RFC5234?
> 
> You can use it in a "MUST NOT generate, MUST accept" section
> about obsolete syntax, same idea as obs-FWS in 2822 + 2822upd.
> 
> The LWSP problem are "apparently empty lines" in the header.
> 
> For mail and news the sound solution is FWS excluding obs-FWS,
> folding is okay, but each folded line has to contain non-WSP
> (= not only white space).

Understood; but that's a separate discussion.

For now, I'm just trying to make progress on the ABNF conversion; *not* 
on changing the allowed syntax (for which I think we don't have 
consensus yet).

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 09:47:16 GMT

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