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RE: PROPOSAL: i74: Encoding for non-ASCII headers

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 22:35:02 +0100
To: Robert Brewer <fumanchu@aminus.org>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1206653702.18871.44.camel@HenrikLaptop>

On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 18:07 -0700, Robert Brewer wrote:

> CherryPy implements that (since "opaque-tag = quoted-string"). Granted,
> it's a small project, but when I implemented RFC2047 decoding, that was
> the only "reasonable reading" I arrived at. I must have glossed over the
> "octet equality" clause for ETag at the time. :/

2047 says

   + An 'encoded-word' MUST NOT appear within a 'quoted-string'.

and 2616

      opaque-tag = quoted-string

So explain to me how seemingly 2047 encoded text in an ETag can be read
as an encoded-word?

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