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Re: #507 integer value parsing, Re: APPSDIR review of draft-ietf-httpbis-p5-range-24

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:30:10 -0800
Message-ID: <527BB202.4080103@gmx.de>
To: S Moonesamy <sm+ietf@elandsys.com>, apps-discuss@ietf.org, draft-ietf-httpbis-p5-range.all@tools.ietf.org
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, ietf@ietf.org, iesg@ietf.org
On 2013-11-06 16:50, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2013-10-29 01:13, S Moonesamy wrote:
>> ...
>
> I have been selected as the Applications Area Directorate reviewer for
>> this draft (for background on APPSDIR, please see
>> http://trac.tools.ietf.org/area/app/trac/wiki/ApplicationsAreaDirectorate
>> ).
>>
>>
>> Please resolve these comments along with any other Last Call comments
>> you may receive. Please wait for direction from your document shepherd
>> or AD before posting a new version of the draft.
>>
>> In Section 2.1:
>>
>>    "In the byte range syntax, first-byte-pos, last-byte-pos, and suffix-
>>     length are expressed as decimal number of octets.  Since there is no
>>     predefined limit to the length of a payload, recipients ought to
>>     anticipate potentially large decimal numerals and prevent parsing
>>     errors due to integer conversion overflows."
>>
>> There is a RFC 2119 "should" in Section 3.3.2 of
>> draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-24 about integer conversion and a
>> reference to Section 9.3 of that draft.  I may have missed integer
>> conversation issues in the reviews.  I suggest doing a verification to
>> verify that there is adequate text where it is applicable.
>> ...
>
> We discussed this during this weeks WG meeting, and the consensus was
> that we want to make both instances a "MUST".
>
> The proposed change is here:
> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/507/507.diff>
>
> Best regards, Julian

...and applied in 
<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/2480>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 7 November 2013 15:30:39 UTC

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