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RE: Ticket 162, was: Ambiguity in ABNF for comment

From: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 20:12:21 -0500
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Thomas Nordin'" <nordin@rbdev.com>
Cc: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002201c9cac3$0be2dba0$23a892e0$@org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> Proposed patch; change ctext to say:
> 
>        ctext          = *( OWS / %x21-27 / %x2A-5B / %x5D-7E / obs-
> text )

It makes perfect sense, once one realizes that x28, x29, and x5C are "(",
")", and "\" respectively. 

Nitpick: The Kleene star is unnecessary and inconsistent with obs-text. This
is enough:

    ctext = OWS / %x21-27 / %x2A-5B / %x5D-7E / obs-text

- Brian
Received on Saturday, 2 May 2009 01:13:00 GMT

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