[pkix] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6844 (5200)

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Subject: [pkix] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6844 (5200)
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The following errata report has been submitted for RFC6844,
"DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Resource Record".

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You may review the report below and at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata/eid5200

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Type: Technical
Reported by: Richard Gibson <richard.j.gibson@oracle.com>

Section: 3

Original Text
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<Issuer Domain Name> [; <name>=<value> ]*

Corrected Text
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<Issuer Domain Name> [; [ <name>=<value> ]* ]

Notes
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For values of the "issue" and "issuewild" property tags, section 3 specifies [; <name>=<value> ]* (which seems to indicate that every parameter is preceded by a semicolon) but the grammar in section 5.2 specifies [";" *(space parameter) space] (in which parameters are separated by whitespace and the entire list is preceded by a single semicolon). Presumably, the formal grammar is definitive and the preceding shorthand should be updated to better express it.

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RFC6844 (draft-ietf-pkix-caa-15)
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Title               : DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Resource Record
Publication Date    : January 2013
Author(s)           : P. Hallam-Baker, R. Stradling
Category            : PROPOSED STANDARD
Source              : Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509)
Area                : Security
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG