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Feb 8, 2012, 12:19:08 AM (8 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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Note the ambiguity in the Proxy-A and WWW-A ABNF (see #342)

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    461461  @bottom-center {
    462        content: "Expires August 10, 2012";
     462       content: "Expires August 11, 2012";
    463463  }
    464464  @bottom-right {
     
    506506      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    507507      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-latest">
    508       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2012-02-07">
     508      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2012-02-08">
    509509      <meta name="dct.replaces" content="urn:ietf:rfc:2616">
    510510      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP has been in use by the World Wide Web global information initiative since 1990. This document is Part 7 of the seven-part specification that defines the protocol referred to as &#34;HTTP/1.1&#34; and, taken together, obsoletes RFC 2616. Part 7 defines the HTTP Authentication framework.">
     
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    538538            <tr>
    539                <td class="left">Expires: August 10, 2012</td>
     539               <td class="left">Expires: August 11, 2012</td>
    540540               <td class="right">HP</td>
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    590590            <tr>
    591591               <td class="left"></td>
    592                <td class="right">February 7, 2012</td>
     592               <td class="right">February 8, 2012</td>
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    594594         </tbody>
     
    618618         in progress”.
    619619      </p>
    620       <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on August 10, 2012.</p>
     620      <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on August 11, 2012.</p>
    621621      <h1><a id="rfc.copyrightnotice" href="#rfc.copyrightnotice">Copyright Notice</a></h1>
    622622      <p>Copyright © 2012 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved.</p>
     
    933933         header field.
    934934      </p>
     935      <p id="rfc.section.4.2.p.4">Note that the parsing considerations for WWW-Authenticate apply to this header field as well; see <a href="#header.www-authenticate" id="rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2" title="WWW-Authenticate">Section&nbsp;4.4</a> for details.
     936      </p>
    935937      <div id="rfc.iref.p.3"></div>
    936938      <div id="rfc.iref.h.3"></div>
     
    966968         "type" and "title", and another one for the "Basic" scheme with a realm value of "simple".
    967969      </p>
     970      <div class="note" id="rfc.section.4.4.p.6">
     971         <p> <b>Note:</b> The challenge grammar production uses the list syntax as well. Therefore, a sequence of comma, whitespace, and comma can be
     972            considered both as applying to the preceding challenge, or to be an empty entry in the list of challenges. In practice, this
     973            ambiguity does not affect the semantics of the header field value and thus is harmless.
     974         </p>
     975      </div>
    968976      <h1 id="rfc.section.5"><a href="#rfc.section.5">5.</a>&nbsp;<a id="IANA.considerations" href="#IANA.considerations">IANA Considerations</a></h1>
    969977      <h2 id="rfc.section.5.1"><a href="#rfc.section.5.1">5.1</a>&nbsp;<a id="authentication.scheme.registration" href="#authentication.scheme.registration">Authenticaton Scheme Registry</a></h2>
     
    10411049                  <td class="left">http</td>
    10421050                  <td class="left">standard</td>
    1043                   <td class="left"> <a href="#header.www-authenticate" id="rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2" title="WWW-Authenticate">Section&nbsp;4.4</a>
     1051                  <td class="left"> <a href="#header.www-authenticate" id="rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.3" title="WWW-Authenticate">Section&nbsp;4.4</a>
    10441052                  </td>
    10451053               </tr>
     
    13181326      </ul>
    13191327      <h2 id="rfc.section.C.20"><a href="#rfc.section.C.20">C.20</a>&nbsp;<a id="changes.since.18" href="#changes.since.18">Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-18</a></h2>
    1320       <p id="rfc.section.C.20.p.1">None yet.</p>
     1328      <p id="rfc.section.C.20.p.1">Closed issues: </p>
     1329      <ul>
     1330         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/342">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/342</a>&gt;: "WWW-Authenticate ABNF slightly ambiguous"
     1331         </li>
     1332      </ul>
    13211333      <h1 id="rfc.index"><a href="#rfc.index">Index</a></h1>
    13221334      <p class="noprint"><a href="#rfc.index.4">4</a> <a href="#rfc.index.A">A</a> <a href="#rfc.index.B">B</a> <a href="#rfc.index.C">C</a> <a href="#rfc.index.G">G</a> <a href="#rfc.index.H">H</a> <a href="#rfc.index.P">P</a> <a href="#rfc.index.R">R</a> <a href="#rfc.index.S">S</a> <a href="#rfc.index.W">W</a>
     
    13661378                        <li>Proxy-Authenticate&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.proxy-authenticate.1">3.2</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.h.2"><b>4.2</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.proxy-authenticate.2">5.3</a></li>
    13671379                        <li>Proxy-Authorization&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.proxy-authorization.1">3.2</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.h.3"><b>4.3</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.proxy-authorization.2">5.3</a></li>
    1368                         <li>WWW-Authenticate&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.1">3.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.h.4"><b>4.4</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2">5.3</a></li>
     1380                        <li>WWW-Authenticate&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.1">3.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2">4.2</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.h.4"><b>4.4</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.3">5.3</a></li>
    13691381                     </ul>
    13701382                  </li>
     
    14221434            </li>
    14231435            <li><a id="rfc.index.W" href="#rfc.index.W"><b>W</b></a><ul>
    1424                   <li>WWW-Authenticate header field&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.1">3.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.w.1"><b>4.4</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2">5.3</a></li>
     1436                  <li>WWW-Authenticate header field&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.1">3.1</a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.2">4.2</a>, <a href="#rfc.iref.w.1"><b>4.4</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.header.www-authenticate.3">5.3</a></li>
    14251437               </ul>
    14261438            </li>
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