[hybi] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6455 (3912)

RFC Errata System <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org> Wed, 05 March 2014 12:12 UTC

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Subject: [hybi] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6455 (3912)
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The following errata report has been submitted for RFC6455,
"The WebSocket Protocol".

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You may review the report below and at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=6455&eid=3912

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Type: Technical
Reported by: Mattias Ekendahl <mattias.ekendahl@b-reel.com>

Section: 5.2

Original Text
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    frame-payload-length    = ( %x00-7D )
                            / ( %x7E frame-payload-length-16 )
                            / ( %x7F frame-payload-length-63 )
                            ; 7, 7+16, or 7+64 bits in length,
                            ; respectively

    frame-payload-length-16 = %x0000-FFFF ; 16 bits in length

    frame-payload-length-63 = %x0000000000000000-7FFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
                            ; 64 bits in length

Corrected Text
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    frame-payload-length    = ( %x00-7D )
                            / ( %x7E frame-payload-length-16 )
                            / ( %x7F frame-payload-length-64 )
                            ; 7, 7+16, or 7+64 bits in length,
                            ; respectively

    frame-payload-length-16 = %x0000-FFFF ; 16 bits in length

    frame-payload-length-64 = %x0000000000000000-FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
                            ; 64 bits in length

Notes
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Name of field and range is implying that it should be 63 bits in length, but documentation is saying 64 bits in 2 places.

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RFC6455 (draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-17)
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Title               : The WebSocket Protocol
Publication Date    : December 2011
Author(s)           : I. Fette, A. Melnikov
Category            : PROPOSED STANDARD
Source              : BiDirectional or Server-Initiated HTTP
Area                : Applications
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG