Re: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC7230 (4838)

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de> Sun, 23 October 2016 09:37 UTC

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On 2016-10-23 10:27, Etan Kissling wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response :-)
>
> I'm a bit confused now: Is the form "transfer-parameter = token" allowed
> as the test suggests,
> or is it disallowed as the ABNF suggests?
>
> Thanks
>
> Etan

Ah, I see - only processed half of the erratum.

Indeed, the spec is inconsistent, and the text is wrong. It needs to say:

"Parameters are in the form of name=value pairs."

Best regards, Julian



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