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Re: Editorial issues with RFC 7616

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 13:05:18 +0200
To: Christer Holmberg <christer.holmberg@ericsson.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <b3c57b6a-7168-5485-8be6-63338bd921ff@gmx.de>
Am 30.06.2021 um 11:32 schrieb Christer Holmberg:
> ...
> Ok, but how does it work in general, then?
>
> For example, assume I have a parameter foo that allows both token and quoted-string parameter values.
>
> I then define/register the value "BAR". Does that mean that "BaR", "bar", "Bar" etc are now allowed - unless explicitly indicated, as in the case of charset?
> ...

They are "allowed" in any case (syntactically).

If the parameter is defined to be case-sensitive, then yes, they are
different. Otherwise they would be equivalent.

Note that that is true for the token form as well (it allows both upper
and lowercase).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 11:05:35 UTC

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