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#335, was: obs-fold

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 22:00:53 +0100
Message-ID: <4F285685.6000803@gmx.de>
To: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>
CC: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2012-01-30 01:14, Zhong Yu wrote:
> p1 section 3.2.1.
>
>     HTTP senders MUST NOT produce messages that include
>     line folding (i.e., that contain any #field-content# that matches the
>     obs-fold rule)
>
> shouldn't that be
>
>     HTTP senders MUST NOT produce messages that include
>     line folding (i.e., that contain any #header-field# that matches the
>     obs-fold rule)
>
> instead?
>
>       OWS            = *( SP / HTAB / obs-fold )
>       BWS            = OWS
>
>       header-field   = field-name ":" OWS field-value BWS
>       field-name     = token
>       field-value    = *( field-content / obs-fold )
>       field-content  = *( HTAB / SP / VCHAR / obs-text )

Minimally, this is phrased confusingly. Not being sure what the best fix 
is, I opened a ticket: 
<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/335>

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 21:01:27 GMT

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