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Re: minor bug in ABNF of 4.3.1.2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 03:23:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907260322490.23663@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> 
> As I was experimenting with abnfgen  [1] as a way to automatically check
> ABNF productions in W3C specs, it signaled the following bug in the ABNF
> used in 4.3.1.2 of the current draft of the HTML5 spec [3]: the octets
> range for the not-* definitions should be written as "%c##-##" according
> to RFC 5234 [2], thus should read as:
> not-newline   = %x0000-0009 / %x000B-10FFFF
>                 ; a Unicode character other than U+000A LINE FEED
> not-star      = %x0000-0029 / %x002B-10FFFF
>                 ; a Unicode character other than U+002A ASTERISK
> not-slash     = %x0000-002E / %x0030-10FFFF
>                 ; a Unicode character other than U+002F SOLIDUS
> (removing the "%" from the 2nd part of the range)

Good catch, thanks. Fixed.

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