Re: Empty host in 'http' scheme

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> Hi,
>   According to RFC 2616 under the RFC 2396 interpretation of "host" and
> as noted in RFC 3986 the "host" component of the authority in http URIs
> cannot be the empty string. draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging-05 however
> does allow the empty string as host. If that is intentional it should be
> pointed out clearly below the definition of the scheme's syntax.

There's a (closed) issue that is somehow related: 
<>, see:

> In other words, part 1 needs to define an empty host is an error for the http and https schemes.
> In any case, servers that break based on any network input, valid or not, are broken. 

Seems that we should open a separate issue for that.

BR, Julian

Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 15:55:39 UTC