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Re: #305 Header ordering

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:11:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnU6o-5QYP+3dd4gkFSj6OY8NWUUw2Lw+3k=n76Q5HVUiA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, RUELLAN Herve <Herve.Ruellan@crf.canon.fr>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 22 November 2013 22:38, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
> How about replacing all ','s with '\0's?
> '\0' is a disallowed character everywhere, unlike ',' which requires special
> parsing because of quoted strings.
> I'd rather that the lower layers of the protocol stack not have to do quoted
> string parsing.

As proposed, you don't need to parse unless you are interpreting the value.

What you propose here would force lower layers of the stack to parse
quoted strings to determine where to replace ',' with '\0'.  That
sounds worse to me.
Received on Saturday, 23 November 2013 21:12:23 UTC

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