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Re: p6: maximum delta-seconds of 2147483648

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:20:08 +0100
Message-ID: <5285CB28.2060406@gmx.de>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-11-14 22:26, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> Hi Julian,
>
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:18:23PM +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2013-11-14 13:31, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> Agreed.
>>>
>>> This is the only current issue that holds up draft -25. If no further
>>> information comes up, I'll apply this change (unless Roy beats me to
>>> it), and submit -25 over the weekend.
>>>
>>> Best regards, Julian
>>
>> Proposed patch:
>> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/512/512.diff>
>
>   "A recipient parsing a delta-seconds value ought to use an arithmetic type
>    of at least 32 bits of signed integer range."
>                           ^^^^^^
> You meant unsigned, right ? Because the value 2147483648 requires at least
> 32 bits unsigned or 33 bits signed, but 32 bits signed never satisfies this
> requirement.

The proposed text is:

>    A recipient parsing a delta-seconds value ought to use an
>    arithmetic type of at least 32 bits of signed integer range.

That is consistent with the previous requirement of "MUST use an 
arithmetic type of at least 31 bits of range", no?

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 15 November 2013 07:20:40 UTC

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