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

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Tue, 17 July 2012 17:01 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 17/07/2012 17:40, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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.

I didn't say that it has to be expressed in ABNF (although I obviously 
wouldn't mind). I would like an ABNF comment pointing to the document 
which defines base64.