Re: [apps-discuss] I-D Action: draft-ietf-appsawg-rfc5451bis-04.txt

Dave Crocker <dcrocker@bbiw.net> Thu, 23 May 2013 17:23 UTC

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Cc: John Levine <johnl@taugh.com>, "apps-discuss@ietf.org" <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, Alessandro Vesely <vesely@tana.it>
Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] I-D Action: draft-ietf-appsawg-rfc5451bis-04.txt
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On 5/23/2013 9:56 AM, Barry Leiba wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Dave Crocker <dcrocker@bbiw.net> wrote:
>> On 5/23/2013 8:41 AM, John Levine wrote:
>>> You're right. Adding the brackets is clearly a mistake since it makes
>>> it impossible to tell where the authserv-id ends and the
>>> authres-version starts.
>>
>>
>> huh?
>
> I think John means that the change makes the second CFWS optional, and
> that can't be.


Barry, while your explanation does nicely restate the syntactic utility 
of the brackets, the semantics of your explanation are completely 
different from what John wrote.  So forgive me if press for John to 
confirm that he merely mistyped or elaborate on his meaning something else.

d/


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Dave Crocker
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