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

From: Robert Brewer <fumanchu@aminus.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:52:03 -0700
Message-ID: <F1962646D3B64642B7C9A06068EE1E6402B0A16F@ex10.hostedexchange.local>
To: "Henrik Nordstrom" <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> 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?

It can't. I was pointing out that I got it wrong.


Robert Brewer
fumanchu@aminus.org
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2008 21:51:50 GMT

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