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Re: new issue: mismatch between RFC2616 and RFC4234 CHAR definition

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Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 15:06:12 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200801241506.13877.lists@ingostruck.de>

On Thursday 24 January 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> I just realized that the "CHAR" core rules in RFC2616 and RFC4234
> differ, in that RFC2616 includes NUL:
>      CHAR           = <any US-ASCII character (octets 0 - 127)>
>      token          = 1*<any CHAR except CTLs or separators>
> Are these productions really intended to allow NUL?
The "token" production explicitly disallows NUL ("except CTLs").

As for quoted-string: quoting is meant to enable the usage 
of *any* CHAR within the quotes or am I wrong?


Ingo Struck
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2008 14:06:25 UTC

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