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Re: I-D draft-petersson-forwarded-for-01.txt

From: Andreas Petersson <andreas@sbin.se>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 11:37:37 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111007113737.3c2e679e@hetzer>
On Fri, 7 Oct 2011 07:44:44 +0800
"Thomson, Martin" <Martin.Thomson@commscope.com> wrote:

> On 2011-10-07 at 10:19:13, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > ]       proto-kv   = "proto=" ( "http" | "https" | x-token )
> > ]	x-token	   = "X-" node
> 
> Very funny.  Drop the x-.
> 

I don't see how this helps, it will still be a mess.

> Incidentally, it's a '/' in ABNF, not '|'.

Yes? But 2616 doesn't use that, so I think it looks best to have
section 2.1 of 2616 as reference for the BNF format. I.e. to be able to
use #-notation without redefining it, or referencing to section 1.2.1
of draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-16.

> 
> And those names are awful.  'kv' and 'kv-v' mean nothing outside of their definition.  How about forwarded-element for kv-v and forwarded-value for kv?
> 

Sure, that's reasonable.

 /Andreas Petersson
Received on Friday, 7 October 2011 09:38:25 GMT

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