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Re: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC7230 (4838)

From: Etan Kissling <etan.kissling@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:28:08 +0000
Cc: RFC Errata System <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, fielding@gbiv.com, ben@nostrum.com, alissa@cooperw.in, aamelnikov@fastmail.fm, pmcmanus@mozilla.com, mnot@mnot.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de>
Thanks for the quick response :-)

I'm a bit confused now: Is the form "transfer-parameter = token" allowed as the test suggests,
or is it disallowed as the ABNF suggests?

Thanks

Etan

> On 23 Oct 2016, at 10:12, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de <mailto:julian.reschke@greenbytes.de>> wrote:
> 
> On 2016-10-23 01:10, RFC Errata System wrote:
>> The following errata report has been submitted for RFC7230,
>> "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing".
>> 
>> --------------------------------------
>> You may review the report below and at:
>> http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=7230&eid=4838 <http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=7230&eid=4838>
>> 
>> --------------------------------------
>> Type: Technical
>> Reported by: Etan Kissling <etan.kissling@gmail.com>
>> 
>> Section: 4
>> 
>> Original Text
>> -------------
>>   Parameters are in the form of a name or name=value pair.
>> 
>>     transfer-parameter = token BWS "=" BWS ( token / quoted-string )
>> 
>> Corrected Text
>> --------------
>>   Parameters are in the form of a name or name=value pair.
>> 
>>     transfer-parameter = token
>>                        / token BWS "=" BWS ( token / quoted-string )
>> 
>> Notes
>> -----
>> The form of a name cannot be represented with the original ABNF.
>> ...
> 
> 
> That's true, but that doesn't mean it's an erratum. If's defined this way intentionally, and also hasn't changed compared to RFC 2616.
> 
> Best regards, Julian
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