19/04/13 12:39:02 (10 years ago)

add a note that media type parameters are an exception wrt whitespace around the "=" sign

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.html

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    450450  @bottom-center {
    451        content: "Expires October 2013";
     451       content: "Expires October 21, 2013";
    452452  }
    453453  @bottom-right {
    494494      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    495495      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics-latest">
    496       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-04">
     496      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-04-19">
    497497      <meta name="dct.replaces" content="urn:ietf:rfc:2616">
    498498      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines the semantics of HTTP/1.1 messages, as expressed by request methods, request header fields, response status codes, and response header fields, along with the payload of messages (metadata and body content) and mechanisms for content negotiation.">
    522522            <tr>
    523523               <td class="left">Intended status: Standards Track</td>
    524                <td class="right">April 2013</td>
     524               <td class="right">April 19, 2013</td>
    525525            </tr>
    526526            <tr>
    527                <td class="left">Expires: October 2013</td>
     527               <td class="left">Expires: October 21, 2013</td>
    528528               <td class="right"></td>
    529529            </tr>
    553553         in progress”.
    554554      </p>
    555       <p>This Internet-Draft will expire in October 2013.</p>
     555      <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on October 21, 2013.</p>
    556556      <h1><a id="rfc.copyrightnotice" href="#rfc.copyrightnotice">Copyright Notice</a></h1>
    557557      <p>Copyright © 2013 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved.</p>
    915915</pre><p id="rfc.section.">Internet media types ought to be registered with IANA according to the procedures defined in <a href="#BCP13" id="rfc.xref.BCP13.1"><cite title="Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures">[BCP13]</cite></a>.
    916916      </p>
     917      <div class="note" id="rfc.section.">
     918         <p> <b>Note:</b> Unlike some similar constructs in other header fields, media type parameters do not allow whitespace (even "bad" whitespace)
     919            around the "=" character.
     920         </p>
     921      </div>
    917922      <h4 id="rfc.section."><a href="#rfc.section."></a>&nbsp;<a id="charset" href="#charset">Charset</a></h4>
    918923      <p id="rfc.section.">HTTP uses <dfn>charset</dfn> names to indicate or negotiate the character encoding scheme of a textual representation <a href="#RFC6365" id="rfc.xref.RFC6365.2"><cite title="Terminology Used in Internationalization in the IETF">[RFC6365]</cite></a>. A charset is identified by a case-insensitive token.
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