Changeset 365


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Nov 13, 2008, 10:28:51 AM (11 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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Rewrite header ABNFs to spell out whitespace rules, factor out value format definitions. (related to #36)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p7-auth.html

    r345 r365  
    471471         <tr>
    472472            <td class="header left"></td>
    473             <td class="header right">November 11, 2008</td>
     473            <td class="header right">November 13, 2008</td>
    474474         </tr>
    475475      </table>
     
    571571      </p>
    572572      <h1 id="rfc.section.2"><a href="#rfc.section.2">2.</a>&nbsp;<a id="notation" href="#notation">Notational Conventions and Generic Grammar</a></h1>
    573       <p id="rfc.section.2.p.1">This specification uses the ABNF syntax defined in <a href="p1-messaging.html#notation.abnf" title="Augmented BNF">Section 2.1</a> of <a href="#Part1" id="rfc.xref.Part1.1"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 1: URIs, Connections, and Message Parsing">[Part1]</cite></a>. <span class="comment">[abnf.dep: ABNF syntax and basic rules will be adopted from RFC 5234, see &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36</a>&gt;.]</span>
     573      <p id="rfc.section.2.p.1">This specification uses the ABNF syntax defined in <a href="p1-messaging.html#notation.abnf" title="ABNF Extensions">Section 2.1</a> of <a href="#Part1" id="rfc.xref.Part1.1"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 1: URIs, Connections, and Message Parsing">[Part1]</cite></a>. <span class="comment">[abnf.dep: ABNF syntax and basic rules will be adopted from RFC 5234, see &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36</a>&gt;.]</span>
    574574      </p>
    575575      <div id="abnf.dependencies">
    576          <p id="rfc.section.2.p.2">    The ABNF rules below are defined in other specifications:</p>
     576         <p id="rfc.section.2.p.2">          The ABNF rules below are defined in other specifications:</p>
    577577      </div>
    578       <div id="rfc.figure.u.1"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.1"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.2"></span>  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>   = &lt;challenge, defined in <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.3"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2617#section-1.2">Section 1.2</a>&gt;
     578      <div id="rfc.figure.u.1"></div><pre class="inline">  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">BWS</a>           = &lt;BWS, defined in <a href="#Part1" id="rfc.xref.Part1.2"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 1: URIs, Connections, and Message Parsing">[Part1]</cite></a>, <a href="p1-messaging.html#basic.rules" title="Basic Rules">Section 2.2</a>&gt;
     579  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">OWS</a>           = &lt;OWS, defined in <a href="#Part1" id="rfc.xref.Part1.3"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 1: URIs, Connections, and Message Parsing">[Part1]</cite></a>, <a href="p1-messaging.html#basic.rules" title="Basic Rules">Section 2.2</a>&gt;
     580  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">RWS</a>           = &lt;RWS, defined in <a href="#Part1" id="rfc.xref.Part1.4"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 1: URIs, Connections, and Message Parsing">[Part1]</cite></a>, <a href="p1-messaging.html#basic.rules" title="Basic Rules">Section 2.2</a>&gt;
     581</pre><div id="rfc.figure.u.2"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.1"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.2"></span>  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>   = &lt;challenge, defined in <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.3"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2617#section-1.2">Section 1.2</a>&gt;
    579582  <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">credentials</a> = &lt;credentials, defined in <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.4"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2617#section-1.2">Section 1.2</a>&gt;
    580583</pre><h1 id="rfc.section.3"><a href="#rfc.section.3">3.</a>&nbsp;Status Code Definitions
     
    600603      <h2 id="rfc.section.4.1"><a href="#rfc.section.4.1">4.1</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.authorization" href="#header.authorization">Authorization</a></h2>
    601604      <p id="rfc.section.4.1.p.1">A user agent that wishes to authenticate itself with a server-- usually, but not necessarily, after receiving a 401 response--does
    602          so by including an Authorization request-header field with the request. The Authorization field value consists of credentials
     605         so by including an Authorization request-header field with the request. The field "Authorization" consists of credentials
    603606         containing the authentication information of the user agent for the realm of the resource being requested.
    604607      </p>
    605       <div id="rfc.figure.u.2"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.3"></span>  <a href="#header.authorization" class="smpl">Authorization</a>  = "Authorization" ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">credentials</a>
     608      <div id="rfc.figure.u.3"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.3"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.4"></span>  <a href="#header.authorization" class="smpl">Authorization</a>   = "Authorization" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">BWS</a> ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">OWS</a> <a href="#header.authorization" class="smpl">Authorization-v</a>
     609  <a href="#header.authorization" class="smpl">Authorization-v</a> = <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">credentials</a>
    606610</pre><p id="rfc.section.4.1.p.3">HTTP access authentication is described in "HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication" <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.7"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>. If a request is authenticated and a realm specified, the same credentials <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> be valid for all other requests within this realm (assuming that the authentication scheme itself does not require otherwise,
    607611         such as credentials that vary according to a challenge value or using synchronized clocks).
     
    623627      <div id="rfc.iref.h.2"></div>
    624628      <h2 id="rfc.section.4.2"><a href="#rfc.section.4.2">4.2</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.proxy-authenticate" href="#header.proxy-authenticate">Proxy-Authenticate</a></h2>
    625       <p id="rfc.section.4.2.p.1">The Proxy-Authenticate response-header field <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be included as part of a 407 (Proxy Authentication Required) response. The field value consists of a challenge that indicates
     629      <p id="rfc.section.4.2.p.1">The response-header field "Proxy-Authenticate" <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be included as part of a 407 (Proxy Authentication Required) response. The field value consists of a challenge that indicates
    626630         the authentication scheme and parameters applicable to the proxy for this Request-URI.
    627631      </p>
    628       <div id="rfc.figure.u.3"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.4"></span>  <a href="#header.proxy-authenticate" class="smpl">Proxy-Authenticate</a>  = "Proxy-Authenticate" ":" 1#<a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>
     632      <div id="rfc.figure.u.4"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.5"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.6"></span>  <a href="#header.proxy-authenticate" class="smpl">Proxy-Authenticate</a>   = "Proxy-Authenticate" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">BWS</a> ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">OWS</a> <a href="#header.proxy-authenticate" class="smpl">Proxy-Authenticate-v</a>
     633  <a href="#header.proxy-authenticate" class="smpl">Proxy-Authenticate-v</a> = 1#<a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>
    629634</pre><p id="rfc.section.4.2.p.3">The HTTP access authentication process is described in "HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication" <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.8"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>. Unlike WWW-Authenticate, the Proxy-Authenticate header field applies only to the current connection and <em class="bcp14">SHOULD NOT</em> be passed on to downstream clients. However, an intermediate proxy might need to obtain its own credentials by requesting
    630635         them from the downstream client, which in some circumstances will appear as if the proxy is forwarding the Proxy-Authenticate
     
    634639      <div id="rfc.iref.h.3"></div>
    635640      <h2 id="rfc.section.4.3"><a href="#rfc.section.4.3">4.3</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.proxy-authorization" href="#header.proxy-authorization">Proxy-Authorization</a></h2>
    636       <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.1">The Proxy-Authorization request-header field allows the client to identify itself (or its user) to a proxy which requires
     641      <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.1">The request-header field "Proxy-Authorization" allows the client to identify itself (or its user) to a proxy which requires
    637642         authentication. The Proxy-Authorization field value consists of credentials containing the authentication information of the
    638643         user agent for the proxy and/or realm of the resource being requested.
    639644      </p>
    640       <div id="rfc.figure.u.4"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.5"></span>  <a href="#header.proxy-authorization" class="smpl">Proxy-Authorization</a>     = "Proxy-Authorization" ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">credentials</a>
     645      <div id="rfc.figure.u.5"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.7"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.8"></span>  <a href="#header.proxy-authorization" class="smpl">Proxy-Authorization</a>     = "Proxy-Authorization" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">BWS</a> ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">OWS</a> <a href="#header.proxy-authorization" class="smpl">Proxy-Authorization-v</a>
     646  <a href="#header.proxy-authorization" class="smpl">Proxy-Authorization-v</a>   = <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">credentials</a>
    641647</pre><p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.3">The HTTP access authentication process is described in "HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication" <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.9"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>. Unlike Authorization, the Proxy-Authorization header field applies only to the next outbound proxy that demanded authentication
    642648         using the Proxy-Authenticate field. When multiple proxies are used in a chain, the Proxy-Authorization header field is consumed
     
    650656         authentication scheme(s) and parameters applicable to the Request-URI.
    651657      </p>
    652       <div id="rfc.figure.u.5"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.6"></span>  <a href="#header.www-authenticate" class="smpl">WWW-Authenticate</a>  = "WWW-Authenticate" ":" 1#<a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>
     658      <div id="rfc.figure.u.6"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.9"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.10"></span>  <a href="#header.www-authenticate" class="smpl">WWW-Authenticate</a>   = "WWW-Authenticate" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">BWS</a> ":" <a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">OWS</a> <a href="#header.www-authenticate" class="smpl">WWW-Authenticate-v</a>
     659  <a href="#header.www-authenticate" class="smpl">WWW-Authenticate-v</a> = 1#<a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">challenge</a>
    653660</pre><p id="rfc.section.4.4.p.3">The HTTP access authentication process is described in "HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication" <a href="#RFC2617" id="rfc.xref.RFC2617.10"><cite title="HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication">[RFC2617]</cite></a>. User agents are advised to take special care in parsing the WWW-Authenticate field value as it might contain more than one
    654661         challenge, or if more than one WWW-Authenticate header field is provided, the contents of a challenge itself can contain a
     
    816823      <h2 id="rfc.section.B.5"><a href="#rfc.section.B.5">B.5</a>&nbsp;<a id="changes.since.03" href="#changes.since.03">Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-03</a></h2>
    817824      <h2 id="rfc.section.B.6"><a href="#rfc.section.B.6">B.6</a>&nbsp;<a id="changes.since.04" href="#changes.since.04">Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-04</a></h2>
     825      <p id="rfc.section.B.6.p.1">Ongoing work on ABNF conversion (&lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36</a>&gt;):
     826      </p>
     827      <ul>
     828         <li>Use "/" instead of "|" for alternatives.</li>
     829         <li>Introduce new ABNF rules for "bad" whitespace ("BWS"), optional whitespace ("OWS") and required whitespace ("RWS").</li>
     830         <li>Rewrite ABNFs to spell out whitespace rules, factor out header value format definitions.</li>
     831      </ul>
    818832      <h1><a id="rfc.copyright" href="#rfc.copyright">Full Copyright Statement</a></h1>
    819833      <p>This document is subject to the rights, licenses and restrictions contained in BCP 78, and except as set forth therein, the
     
    858872                     <ul class="ind">
    859873                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Authorization</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.3"><b>4.1</b></a></li>
     874                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Authorization-v</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.4"><b>4.1</b></a></li>
    860875                        <li class="indline1"><tt>challenge</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.1"><b>2</b></a></li>
    861876                        <li class="indline1"><tt>credentials</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.2"><b>2</b></a></li>
    862                         <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authenticate</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.4"><b>4.2</b></a></li>
    863                         <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authorization</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.5"><b>4.3</b></a></li>
    864                         <li class="indline1"><tt>WWW-Authenticate</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.6"><b>4.4</b></a></li>
     877                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authenticate</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.5"><b>4.2</b></a></li>
     878                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authenticate-v</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.6"><b>4.2</b></a></li>
     879                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authorization</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.7"><b>4.3</b></a></li>
     880                        <li class="indline1"><tt>Proxy-Authorization-v</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.8"><b>4.3</b></a></li>
     881                        <li class="indline1"><tt>WWW-Authenticate</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.9"><b>4.4</b></a></li>
     882                        <li class="indline1"><tt>WWW-Authenticate-v</tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.g.10"><b>4.4</b></a></li>
    865883                     </ul>
    866884                  </li>
     
    879897            </li>
    880898            <li class="indline0"><a id="rfc.index.P" href="#rfc.index.P"><b>P</b></a><ul class="ind">
    881                   <li class="indline1"><em>Part1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.1">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#Part1"><b>8.1</b></a><ul class="ind">
     899                  <li class="indline1"><em>Part1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.1">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.2">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.3">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.4">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#Part1"><b>8.1</b></a><ul class="ind">
    882900                        <li class="indline1"><em>Section 2.1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.1">2</a></li>
     901                        <li class="indline1"><em>Section 2.2</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.2">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.3">2</a>, <a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.Part1.4">2</a></li>
    883902                     </ul>
    884903                  </li>
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p7-auth.xml

    r345 r365  
    249249  <x:anchor-alias value="challenge"/>
    250250  <x:anchor-alias value="credentials"/>
     251  <x:anchor-alias value="BWS"/>
     252  <x:anchor-alias value="OWS"/>
     253  <x:anchor-alias value="RWS"/>
    251254  The ABNF rules below are defined in other specifications:
    252255</t>
     256<figure><artwork type="abnf2616">
     257  <x:ref>BWS</x:ref>           = &lt;BWS, defined in &basic-rules;&gt;
     258  <x:ref>OWS</x:ref>           = &lt;OWS, defined in &basic-rules;&gt;
     259  <x:ref>RWS</x:ref>           = &lt;RWS, defined in &basic-rules;&gt;
     260</artwork></figure>
    253261<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="challenge"/><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="credentials"/>
    254262  <x:ref>challenge</x:ref>   = &lt;challenge, defined in <xref target="RFC2617" x:fmt="," x:sec="1.2"/>&gt;
     
    304312  <iref primary="true" item="Headers" subitem="Authorization" x:for-anchor=""/>
    305313  <x:anchor-alias value="Authorization"/>
     314  <x:anchor-alias value="Authorization-v"/>
    306315<t>
    307316      A user agent that wishes to authenticate itself with a server--
    308317      usually, but not necessarily, after receiving a 401 response--does
    309318      so by including an Authorization request-header field with the
    310       request.  The Authorization field value consists of credentials
     319      request.  The field "Authorization" consists of credentials
    311320      containing the authentication information of the user agent for
    312321      the realm of the resource being requested.
    313322</t>
    314 <figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Authorization"/>
    315   <x:ref>Authorization</x:ref>  = "Authorization" ":" <x:ref>credentials</x:ref>
     323<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Authorization"/><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Authorization-v"/>
     324  <x:ref>Authorization</x:ref>   = "Authorization" <x:ref>BWS</x:ref> ":" <x:ref>OWS</x:ref> <x:ref>Authorization-v</x:ref>
     325  <x:ref>Authorization-v</x:ref> = <x:ref>credentials</x:ref>
    316326</artwork></figure>
    317327<t>
     
    359369  <iref primary="true" item="Headers" subitem="Proxy-Authenticate" x:for-anchor=""/>
    360370  <x:anchor-alias value="Proxy-Authenticate"/>
    361 <t>
    362    The Proxy-Authenticate response-header field &MUST; be included as part
     371  <x:anchor-alias value="Proxy-Authenticate-v"/>
     372<t>
     373   The response-header field "Proxy-Authenticate" &MUST; be included as part
    363374   of a 407 (Proxy Authentication Required) response. The field value
    364375   consists of a challenge that indicates the authentication scheme and
    365376   parameters applicable to the proxy for this Request-URI.
    366377</t>
    367 <figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authenticate"/>
    368   <x:ref>Proxy-Authenticate</x:ref>  = "Proxy-Authenticate" ":" 1#<x:ref>challenge</x:ref>
     378<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authenticate"/><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authenticate-v"/>
     379  <x:ref>Proxy-Authenticate</x:ref>   = "Proxy-Authenticate" <x:ref>BWS</x:ref> ":" <x:ref>OWS</x:ref> <x:ref>Proxy-Authenticate-v</x:ref>
     380  <x:ref>Proxy-Authenticate-v</x:ref> = 1#<x:ref>challenge</x:ref>
    369381</artwork></figure>
    370382<t>
     
    384396  <iref primary="true" item="Headers" subitem="Proxy-Authorization" x:for-anchor=""/>
    385397  <x:anchor-alias value="Proxy-Authorization"/>
    386 <t>
    387    The Proxy-Authorization request-header field allows the client to
     398  <x:anchor-alias value="Proxy-Authorization-v"/>
     399<t>
     400   The request-header field "Proxy-Authorization" allows the client to
    388401   identify itself (or its user) to a proxy which requires
    389402   authentication. The Proxy-Authorization field value consists of
     
    391404   agent for the proxy and/or realm of the resource being requested.
    392405</t>
    393 <figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authorization"/>
    394   <x:ref>Proxy-Authorization</x:ref>     = "Proxy-Authorization" ":" <x:ref>credentials</x:ref>
     406<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authorization"/><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Proxy-Authorization-v"/>
     407  <x:ref>Proxy-Authorization</x:ref>     = "Proxy-Authorization" <x:ref>BWS</x:ref> ":" <x:ref>OWS</x:ref> <x:ref>Proxy-Authorization-v</x:ref>
     408  <x:ref>Proxy-Authorization-v</x:ref>   = <x:ref>credentials</x:ref>
    395409</artwork></figure>
    396410<t>
     
    412426  <iref primary="true" item="Headers" subitem="WWW-Authenticate" x:for-anchor=""/>
    413427  <x:anchor-alias value="WWW-Authenticate"/>
     428  <x:anchor-alias value="WWW-Authenticate-v"/>
    414429<t>
    415430   The WWW-Authenticate response-header field &MUST; be included in 401
     
    418433   parameters applicable to the Request-URI.
    419434</t>
    420 <figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="WWW-Authenticate"/>
    421   <x:ref>WWW-Authenticate</x:ref>  = "WWW-Authenticate" ":" 1#<x:ref>challenge</x:ref>
     435<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="WWW-Authenticate"/><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="WWW-Authenticate-v"/>
     436  <x:ref>WWW-Authenticate</x:ref>   = "WWW-Authenticate" <x:ref>BWS</x:ref> ":" <x:ref>OWS</x:ref> <x:ref>WWW-Authenticate-v</x:ref>
     437  <x:ref>WWW-Authenticate-v</x:ref> = 1#<x:ref>challenge</x:ref>
    422438</artwork></figure>
    423439<t>
     
    792808<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-04" anchor="changes.since.04">
    793809<t>
     810  Ongoing work on ABNF conversion (<eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36"/>):
     811  <list style="symbols">
     812    <t>
     813      Use "/" instead of "|" for alternatives.
     814    </t>
     815    <t>
     816      Introduce new ABNF rules for "bad" whitespace ("BWS"), optional
     817      whitespace ("OWS") and required whitespace ("RWS").
     818    </t>
     819    <t>
     820      Rewrite ABNFs to spell out whitespace rules, factor out
     821      header value format definitions.
     822    </t>
     823  </list>
    794824</t>
    795825</section>
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