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From Nathan Beyer <ndbe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [classlib][security] Wildcard subjectAltName dNSName entries throw IOException (HARMONY-6248)
Date Sun, 28 Jun 2009 15:26:47 GMT
seems appropriate, go for it

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Tim Ellison<t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Please take a look at the conversation Ian and I have been having in
> HARMONY-6248.
>
> Unless anyone objects I'm inclined to agree with Ian and modify Harmony
> to accept DNSNames that start with a digit, unlike the RI which throws
> an exception.
>
> Comments welcome.
> Tim
>
> Ian Payton (JIRA) wrote:
>> Urgh.  That's annoying.
>>
>> I have further RFC wordage to support the position, though. RFC1738
>> (page 5, section 3.1, 'host' description) says: "Fully qualified domain
>> names take the form as described in Section 3.5 of RFC 1034 [13] and
>> Section 2.1 of RFC 1123 [5]: a sequence of domain labels separated by
>> ".", each domain label starting and ending with an alphanumerical
>> character and possibly also containing "-" characters."
>>
>> Getting an explicit clarification of RFC3280 and/or RFC1034 from the
>> ietf, and then getting Sun to update their implementation so the RI
>> behavior also allows leading digits... doesn't sound like fun.
>
>

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