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RE: nested comments [was: Ticket 162, was: Ambiguity in ABNF for comment]

From: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 12:17:16 -0500
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002101c9cda5$596fd910$0c4f8b30$@org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> The other places seem to be "Via" and "Server". I assume that all of
> these should be placed the same way, so it seems keeping the ABNF the
> way it is makes sense...

I agree, since some implementations are already using nested comments. We'll
just have to accept that parsing "Via" is tedious. Luckily, it almost never
has to be done.

- Brian
Received on Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:17:59 UTC

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