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Re: The HTTP Sec-From Header (draft-abarth-origin)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 08:09:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4AE7EE25.50603@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
CC: =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@kingsmountain.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Adam Barth wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 4:15 PM, =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@kingsmountain.com> wrote:
>> draft-abarth-origin-05  features this ABNF..
>>
>>     origin            = "origin" ":" OWS [ "null" / origin-list ] OWS
>>     origin-list       = serialized-origin *( 1*SP serialized-origin )
>>     serialized-origin = scheme "://" host [ ":" port ]
>>      ; <scheme>, <host>, <port> productions from RFC3986
>>
>> ..with provisio that it is "...ABNF [RFC5234] grammar..."
>>
>> However, I cannot find the production for <OWS> in either
>> draft-abarth-origin-05 or  [RFC5234].
> 
> I have no idea what it means.  That's what Julian Reschke told me to
> put there.  We're not trying to be innovative.  We're just trying to
> spec a normal HTTP header.  It's kind of annoying that it's this
> tricky
> ...

OWS is defined in HTTPbis, so you would need to reference 
<http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-08#section-1.2.2>, 
or copy the related ABNF rules (with the risk of future changes in HTTPbis).

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 07:10:17 GMT

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