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Re: Status Line Syntax production/parsing

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 10:59:00 +1000
Cc: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BC9F0CC5-E75E-4E86-AE9A-9D972146F6AE@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 29/08/2012, at 5:46 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> 
> Well,
> 
> 	HTTP-version SP status-code [ SP reason-phrase ] CRLF
> 
> On the other hand, a ultra-simple syntax for the first line might sense; and there may be code out there relying on it.


Yes, that's the thing. If we were designing this from scratch, that'd make sense; however, we're not, and I'd say it's very likely some implementations depend upon this.

Cheers,

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Mark Nottingham
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