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Re: FW: Suspected error in RFC 2732

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 14:46:52 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20020405144511.00acda60@localhost>
To: <LMM@acm.org>, <uri@w3.org>
Hello Larry,

What do you suggest for the upcomming revision of
draft-masinter-url-i18n-08? We have copied most of the
grammar from both RFCs. We can:

- Fix it, with a note.
- Not fix it, with a note.
- No do anything at all.

Regards,  Martin.

At 18:59 02/04/04 -0800, Larry Masinter wrote:
>I agree that this is an error in RFC 2732, and should be
>folded in when we merge RFC 2732 with RFC 2396. We would
>need two independent interoperable implementations of
>RFC 2732 (with ipv6 addresses), though.
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Brian E Carpenter [mailto:brian@hursley.ibm.com]
>Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 12:42 AM
>To: gvatry@grenoble.sema.slb.com
>Cc: hinden@iprg.nokia.com; brian@icair.org; LMM@acm.org;
>nordmark@eng.sun.com; narten@us.ibm.com
>Subject: Re: Suspected error in RFC 2732
>
>
>Gr馮oire,
>
>This indeed appears to be an oversight, thanks. Larry Masinter is
>thinking about
>combining these two RFCs in their next update so this needs to go on his
>list.
>
>Larry, do you agree? If so this should be added to the RFC errata page.
>
>    Brian
>
>Gr馮oire VATRY wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > As suggested on the RFC Errata page
><http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata.html>
> > I report what I suspect to be an error in RFC 2732 which updates RFC
>2396.
> >
> > I suspect that 'uric_no_slash' set of characters has been forgotten
> > in the list of changes made to the URI generic syntax by RFC 2732.
> >
> > Here is my line of argument:
> >
> > Since:
> >
> >     1. The set 'uric_no_slash' stands for "same as 'uric' BUT without
>slash";
> >
> >     2. The set 'uric' is defined as:
> >
> >         uric          = reserved | unreserved | escaped
> >
> >     3. Slash ("/") is part of 'reserved' set;
> >
> >     4. Set of 'reserved' characters is modified in RFC 2732.
> >
> > As a result, point (3) of section 3. in RFC 2732 should be:
> >
> >    (3) Add "[" and "]" to both the set of 'reserved' characters and
> >    the 'uric_no_slash' set:
> >
> >       reserved      = ";" | "/" | "?" | ":" | "@" | "&" | "=" | "+" |
> >                       "$" | "," | "[" | "]"
> >       uric_no_slash = unreserved | escaped | ";" | "?" | ":" | "@" |
> >                       "&" | "=" | "+" | "$" | "," | "[" | "]"
> >
> >    and remove them from the 'unwise' set:
> >
> >       unwise        = "{" | "}" | "|" | "\" | "^" | "`"
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> > --
> >     Gr馮oire VATRY                  T駘: +33 (0) 4 76 41 46 00 (ext
>4901)
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>MEYLAN
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