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Media type parameters optional between semicolons

From: Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 23:48:26 +0200
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To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics-11
says:

   media-type = type "/" subtype parameters
   parameters = *( OWS ";" OWS [ parameter ] )

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics-10
says:

   media-type = type "/" subtype *( OWS ";" OWS parameter )

Is the rationale for making the parameter optional documented?

Where -10 would have allowed:
text/plain;format=flowed
… 11 now allows:
text/plain;;;;format=flowed;;

Very curious.

Grüße, Carsten
Received on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 21:48:43 UTC

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