Re: #231: Considerations for new headers

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Tue, 19 July 2011 11:12 UTC

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On 2011-07-19 12:29, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> Yes. Probably just in IANA considerations; no need to actually register it using the template, just have them list it as reserved.
> ...

Ack.

> ...
>>> For example, a textual date and a URI (either of which might contain a comma) could be safely carried in field-values like these:
>>>
>>>    Example-URI-Field: "http://example.com/a.html,foo", "http://without-a-comma.example.com/"
>>>    Example-Date-Field: "Sat, 04 May 1996", "Wed, 14 Sep 2005"
>>
>> We should point out that it's a really really bad idea to sue double quotes unless you're compatible with quoted-string semantics.
>
> ... if you're using list semantics.

Even in general, when using the "parameter" pattern (such as in C-T and 
C-D).

> ...

Best regards, Julian