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Re: #231: Considerations for new headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 14:33:21 +0200
Message-ID: <4E9ACF11.1070608@gmx.de>
To: "Manger, James H" <James.H.Manger@team.telstra.com>
CC: httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-10-14 08:56, Julian Reschke wrote:
> ...

Ok, for now I have added:

    Many header fields use a format including named parameters (for
    instance, Content-Type, defined in Section 6.8 of [Part3]).  Allowing
    both unquoted (token) and quoted (quoted-string) syntax for the
    parameter value enables recipients to use existing parser components.
    Also, the meaning of a value ought to be independent of the syntax
    variant used for it (for an example, see the notes on parameter
    handling for media types in Section 2.3 of [Part3]).


Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 16 October 2011 12:33:58 UTC

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