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Re: WGLC issue: token68 in p7

From: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:15:36 -0400
Message-ID: <51487308.9060201@andrew.cmu.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 3/19/13 10:09 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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

Hi Julian,

If consensus is to leave it completely generic, I won't lose any sleep 
over it.


-- 
Kenneth Murchison
Principal Systems Software Engineer
Carnegie Mellon University
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:16:04 GMT

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