ietf-nntp Re: Folding
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at demon.net
Tue Jul 29 03:58:05 PDT 2003
Combining Russ's and Charles's responses, here's what I propose doing.
Scream now or forever hold your peace.
> (1) Can a header line be folded between the colon and the first space?
> (3) Can a header line be folded twice between two non-white space
> characters, so that a post-folding line contains only white space?
Either side of the protocol MUST accept these from the other. They SHOULD
NOT be sent, but a process receiving an article of this form from elsewhere
is not required by this document to re-fold.
Add notes in the compatibility section.
> (2) Can an unfolded header line end with white space?
> (4) Can folding occur after a white space character, so that a post-folding
> line ends with white space?
These are both allowed.
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