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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:24:57 +0100
Message-ID: <5270DE79.6030905@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-10-29 17:10, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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

...and applied with 
<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/2443>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:25:31 UTC

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