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

Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> Tue, 12 July 2011 08:23 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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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 :)
However I agree that making new/custom grammar for a simple header
makes no sense.


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Iñaki Baz Castillo
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