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Re: Issue 194: restricting allowed characters in quoted-pair

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 08:28:32 +0200
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
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ons 2009-09-16 klockan 15:43 +1000 skrev Mark Nottingham:
> Yeah, what Julian said; I'd like to do this, but am concerned about  
> what it would mean.
> 
> Can we keep it (relatively) open in BNF, and caution against quoting  
> anything but DQUOTE in prose?

Yes.

Parsing should in general accept pretty much any valid char quoted, but
when producing the \ quoting mechanism should only be used for the
special characters which need quoting in the context.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Wednesday, 16 September 2009 06:29:19 GMT

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