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Re: Proposed RFC 2617 erratum, Re: Backwards definition of authentication header

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 18:15:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4B1FDB25.8030300@gmx.de>
To: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
CC: "HTTP Working Group (ietf-http-wg@w3.org)" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Eran Hammer-Lahav wrote:
>> OK,
>>
>> so let's report an erratum against RFC 2617 to get this on the record:
>>
>> -- snip --
>> Section 1.2, paragraph 4:
>> OLD:
>>
>>         challenge   = auth-scheme 1*SP 1#auth-param
>>
>> NEW:
>>
>>         credentials = basic-credentials | auth-scheme #auth-param
> 
> Don't you need the 1*SP in there?
> 
> EHL
> ...

Not really, the "#" construct already allows leading linear white space 
(otherwise RFC 2068 would have been incorrect as well :-).

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 17:15:58 GMT

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