[hybi] Sec-WebSocket-Extensions field spec. contradiction

Sylvain Hellegouarch <sh@defuze.org> Sat, 03 September 2011 14:24 UTC

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Subject: [hybi] Sec-WebSocket-Extensions field spec. contradiction
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Hi all,

Section 4.2.2 says:

If multiple extensions are to be used, they must all be listed in a single
> Sec-WebSocket-Extensions header field.  This header field MUST NOT be
> repeated.

But section 9.1 says:

Note that like other HTTP header fields, this header field MAY be split or
> combined across multiple lines.  Ergo, the following are equivalent:
>         Sec-WebSocket-Extensions: foo
>         Sec-WebSocket-Extensions: bar; baz=2
> is exactly equivalent to
>         Sec-WebSocket-Extensions: foo, bar; baz=2

Aren't those two statements contradicting themselves?

- Sylvain