Re: [dmarc-ietf] Definition of "value" in RFC8601

"Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com> Tue, 31 March 2020 05:43 UTC

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From: "Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 22:43:34 -0700
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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Definition of "value" in RFC8601
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On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:21 PM John R Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:

> > Does someone have a fix in mind that could be submitted as an erratum?
> The
> > intent was indeed to make the authserv-id either a plain old ASCII domain
> > name or an A-label which doesn't need quoting.  I missed that RFC 6532
> > didn't update "value", unfortunately.
>
> Unfortunately, 8601's defintion is a mess.  At the bottom of page 15 it
> says this about authserv-id, which contradicts the ABNF:
> [...]
>

OK, what does the WG think might be the best way to clean it up?

-MSK