Re: [http-state] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6265 (3444)

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> Mon, 07 January 2013 14:38 UTC

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From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
To: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:38:49 +0100
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Subject: Re: [http-state] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6265 (3444)
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* Barry Leiba wrote:
>>>Corrected Text
>>>--------------
>>>path-value        = * <any CHAR except CTLs or ";">
>>>extension-av      = * <any CHAR except CTLs or ";">
>>
>> I would prefer if the quantifier is either pulled into the prose rule,
>> or the set of characters is put in a separate rule, say `av-octets`,
>> and the quantifier is then put in front of the reference to the rule.
>
>I'm having trouble parsing all that.  Can you give a specific
>alternative update that you think is better?

Something like

  path-value        = *av-octet
  extension-av      = *av-octet
  av-octet          = <any CHAR except CTLs or ";">

Or

  path-value        = <zero or more of: any CHAR except CTLs or ";">
  extension-av      = <zero or more of: any CHAR except CTLs or ";">

For instance.
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