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Re: #173: CR and LF in chunk extension values

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:45:23 -0700
Message-Id: <89135DB2-E6CF-4AFB-B54B-C19E4C31D2FA@gbiv.com>
Cc: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
On Aug 27, 2009, at 5:03 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> It appears that we *do* have consensus for disallowing controls in  
> quoted-pairs, thus for:
>
>   quoted-pair    = "\" ( WSP / VCHAR / obs-text )
>
> However, if that's all that we do we won't have addresses issue  
> #173 after all.
>
> Proposal:
>
> - add a new issue for disallowing CTLs in quoted-pair

I suggest we make the issue "Disallow quoted-pair productions that are
never used in practice nor needed for parsing", with the fix being

    quoted-pair    = "\" ( "\" / DQUOTE / "(" / ")" )

....Roy
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 01:45:52 GMT

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