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Re: WGLC issue: token68 in p7

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:09:25 +0100
Message-ID: <51487195.5020804@gmx.de>
To: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2013-03-19 14:59, Ken Murchison wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Since the ABNF for token68 appears to only use "=" as padding for base64
> and base32 encoding, I would suggest changing
>
> *"="
>
> to
>
> *6"="
>
> since base64 requires no more than 2 padding chars and base32 requires
> no more than 6.
> ...

We probably could. On the other hand, I'd like to avoid the impression 
that parsing per ABNF is sufficient to check validity of arguments; 
therefore, I'm reluctant to put even more information into the ABNF.

WDOT?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:09:55 GMT

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