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Re: line folding - ABNF vs prose

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 16:19:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4E301E64.8080308@gmx.de>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-07-27 16:07, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> Replacing with a single SP is harder than replacing with any number of
> spaces. For instance, haproxy replaces the CRLF with a comma followed
> by a space so that the line is folded without moving a memory block,
> and it works quite well.
>
> Maybe the intention was to replace with a single SP but the result is
> still valid with multiple spaces, so maybe we should explicitly allow
> them ? Anyway good catch on this impact on the ABNF !
> ...

That might be ok betweek words (tokens/quoted-strings), but might be a 
problem inside quoted-string...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:19:47 GMT

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