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Re: Media type parameters optional between semicolons

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 08:48:03 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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Am 12.10.2021 um 23:48 schrieb Carsten Bormann:
> 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.

See <https://github.com/httpwg/http-core/issues/33>.

Best regards, Julian
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