Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Tue, 12 July 2011 08:51 UTC

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Subject: Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard
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On 2011-07-12 10:23, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
> 2011/7/12 Julian Reschke<julian.reschke@gmx.de>de>:
>> That being said, I'm not happy with
>>
>>          extension-param = token [ "=" token ]
>>
>> In HTTP header fields, parameters usually support both token and
>> quoted-string form.
>
> Right.
>
>
>> Making this special means that existing header field parser code can't be
>> easily re-used.
>
> Well, not exaclty as any parser supporting tokens and quoted-strings
> would also parse "just" tokens :)

But if they *are* re-used, those recipients will accept quoted-strings 
as well (thus accepting invalid header fields). This could be harmless, 
or it could cause them to be used in practice, forcing other recipients 
to accept them as well.

> ...

Best regards, Julian