Re: [Gen-art] [OAUTH-WG] Gen-ART Telechat review of draft-ietf-oauth-v2-bearer-22.txt

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Tue, 17 July 2012 16:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Gen-art] [OAUTH-WG] Gen-ART Telechat review of draft-ietf-oauth-v2-bearer-22.txt
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On 2012-07-17 18:10, Mike Jones wrote:
> FYI, the b64 token definition is identical to the one in
> draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-20.  If it works there, it should work for
> OAuth Bearer.
> ...

+1; not every constraint needs to be expressed in the ABNF. "b64token" 
is here so recipients can parse the header field; it's up to the auth 
scheme to state what the addition constraints are; and that can happen 
in prose.

Best regards, Julian