Re: Structured Fields / Retrofit: Fixing up parsing (#2235)

Mark Nottingham writes:

> 3. Don't do the fix-ups at all (very slightly reducing the success rate
> of compatible header parsing in retrofit; note that it will never be
> 100%).

Strongly in favor of #3.

My own test data indicates that the "consequential error-rate" is even
lower than the 0.1% Mark mentions, because some of the affected fields
can be ignored without changing the semantics of the transaction.

Further, the number also seems elevated by parsing-failures in
requests from clearly inexpertly implemented bots.

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Received on Monday, 27 February 2023 07:53:33 UTC