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Re: Status of issue #30 (Implied LWS)

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 02:59:33 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081114025933.GH2055@shareable.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Yes; we looked at disallowing it, but implementations that support  
> folding do already support whitespace-only lines. We don't want to  
> make them non-conforming. Also, it made the ABNF really, really ugly.  
> Really.
> We're considering discouraging producing all-whitespace continuation  
> lines in prose. Thoughts?

All continuation lines are discouraged; maybe that could be worded a
little more strongly.  With the word "discouraged" :-)

-- Jamie
Received on Friday, 14 November 2008 03:00:09 UTC

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