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Re: this is what I meant

From: Paul Hoffman <ietf-lists@proper.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 11:54:16 -0800
Message-Id: <ab38952306021003d4bc@[165.227.40.20]>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, uri@bunyip.com
>Header fields occur
>after the first "/", until
>you encounter a line with no ":";
>then subsequent lines are coded
>with _ replacing space. It's a
>little hokey, but easier to type
>common mailserver commands.

Ugh! The parser should look for a line with no ":"?!? I think saying what
it* should* look for to delimit the body, like Dirk's suggestion of "//",
is much cleaner. BTW, I strongly think we should not invent a "Body:"
heading for this URL, in case anyone wanted to...

I see two issues with the syntax so far:
- where to put the headers and how to specify them
- how to specify multiple lines

These are separate issues, in my mind.

--Paul Hoffman
--Proper Publishing
Received on Tuesday, 10 January 1995 14:52:01 UTC

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