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Re: More on allowed field characters

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 11:43:22 +1000
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-Id: <59654C7D-3E0E-43A5-9887-D86AE70FB6E8@mnot.net>
To: Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net>

> On 23 Aug 2021, at 3:53 pm, Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net> wrote:
>>  Even though HPACK is capable of carrying field names or values that
>>  are not valid in HTTP, HTTP/2 implementations MUST NOT emit names
>>  nor values that include characters disallowed by [HTTP].
> That would be fine with me (s/emit/generate/), apart from it being somewhat redundant with HTTP.


Note that Section 5.1 of [HTTP] prohibits implementations from generating field names that include some additional characters, even though HPACK is capable of carrying them.


Mark Nottingham   https://www.mnot.net/
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