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Re: #504 does From: allow non addr-spec mailbox values?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:10:49 +0100
Message-ID: <526FDE09.5010604@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-10-28 15:44, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> in
> <http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/apps-discuss/current/msg10646.html>,
> SM notices:
>
>> In Section 5.5.1:
>>
>>   'The "From" header field contains an Internet email address for a
>>    human user who controls the requesting user agent.  The address ought
>>    to be machine-usable, as defined by "mailbox" in Section 3.4 of
>>    [RFC5322]:'
>>
>> The above text is similar to text which was in RFC 2068 and RFC 2616.
>> The "mailbox" may also contain a display name whereas the "addr-spec"
>> (see Section 3.4.1) is an Internet mail address. I listed this issue
>> as minor to flag it for the attention of the HTTPbis Working Group.
>
> So while updating the reference for "mailbox" in
> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/133>, we actually
> changed the definition to include name-addr
> (<http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.4>)
>
>>    mailbox         =   name-addr / addr-spec
>>
>>    name-addr       =   [display-name] angle-addr
>
> I don't think we (ahem, I) intended that change, so I propose to change
> the definition in P2 from:
>
>>   From    = mailbox
>>
>>   mailbox = <mailbox, defined in [RFC5322], Section 3.4>
>
> to
>
>>   From    = addr-spec
>>
>>   addr-spec = <addr-spec, defined in [RFC5322], Section 3.4.1>
>
> Feedback appreciated,
>
> Julian

Proposed patch: 
<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/504/504.diff>

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 16:11:22 UTC

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