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Re: Space in pseudo-BNF for accept attribute for file upload controls

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 19:39:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org Tracking WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811011936230.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 22 Nov 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/web-forms-2/#accept0
> 
> Defining space as U+0020 or U+000A only is peculiar. Unless there's a 
> compatibility reason to limit the syntax to U+0020 or U+000A only, it 
> would be more natural to allow the use of any HTML5 space character 
> here.
> 
> Moreover, the RFC reference should probably be to RFC 2616 that defines 
> syntax productions for type and subtype.

The new definition in the spec should be clearer on these points.

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