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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 15:51:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4B7024D9.5010809@gmx.de>
To: IETF Apps Discuss <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Hi,

this draft addresses two issues that were brought up last week:

- there was a bug in the ABNF for (extended) attribute values, 
disallowing certain characters that should have been allowed, and 
allowing one character that shouldn't have been allowed

- it points out that "token" in HTTP and MIME are different in a subtle 
way, and clarifies that it's really using the HTTP token production

Best regards, Julian


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> 	Title           : Application of RFC 2231 Encoding to Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Header Fields
> 	Author(s)       : J. Reschke
> 	Filename        : draft-reschke-rfc2231-in-http-09.txt
> 	Pages           : 14
> 	Date            : 2010-02-08
> 
> By default, message header field parameters in Hypertext Transfer
> Protocol (HTTP) messages can not carry characters outside the ISO-
> 8859-1 character set.  RFC 2231 defines an escaping mechanism for use
> in Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) headers.  This
> document specifies a profile of that encoding suitable for use in
> HTTP header fields.
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