Re: I-D Action: draft-ietf-httpbis-client-hints-03.txt

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Fri, 09 December 2016 03:05 UTC

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> On 6 Dec. 2016, at 11:02 pm, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> 
> On 2016-12-05 09:29, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> --------
>> In message <e90e3aa8-9e53-f077-f6ab-7c7fc50e0061@gmx.de>de>, Julian Reschke writes
>> :
>> 
>>>>>>>       Title           : HTTP Client Hints
>>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>>>    Save-Data = sd-token *( OWS ";" OWS [sd-token] )
>>>>>>>    sd-token = token
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Why isn't this list separated by "," like we usually do ?
>>>>> 
>>>>> It's consistent with other client hints which do not use list syntax...
>>>>> That said, the prose should state like for the other hints...
>>>> 
>>>> It may be consistent, but it is a good idea, if we want to make life
>>>> simpler down the road ?
>>> 
>>> No opinion on that right now; just explaining how the draft likely got
>>> there.
>> 
>> Ok.
>> 
>> I'd like to suggest that we make these two (?) drafts conform to
>> common structure, by making the lists comma separated.
> 
> In general, if we are serious about common structure, we ought to.

Personally, I tend to agree.

Ilya, will changing "save-data" to being comma-delimited cause great pain for implementation and deployment?

Cheers,


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