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Re: [Editorial Errata Reported] RFC7230 (5623)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2019 10:01:13 +0100
To: Armin Abfalterer <a.abfalterer@gmail.com>
Cc: RFC Errata System <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, fielding@gbiv.com, ben@nostrum.com, aamelnikov@fastmail.fm, adam@nostrum.com, mnot@mnot.net, patrick.ducksong@gmail.com, tpauly@apple.com, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <3e376905-ccde-2351-0cee-785a47e0e1d0@greenbytes.de>
On 06.02.2019 08:47, Armin Abfalterer wrote:
> because otherwise unsuspecting developers like me write RFC based validators that don't recognize invalid header values... :)
> ...

Well, they are not invalid per spec.

Apparently you want to make certain things invalid which are valid now. 
This is not what errata are for.

If you want the spec to change, the best way is to describe the problem 
on the HTTP WG's mailing list.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 09:01:38 UTC

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