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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: PR 6973 / 1.3.15 showstopper
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2000 23:56:33 GMT
> From: Tony Finch [mailto:dot@dotat.at]
> Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 5:15 PM
> To: new-httpd@apache.org; jim@jaguNET.com
> Subject: Re: PR 6973 / 1.3.15 showstopper
> 
> 
> Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
> >
> >Is whitespace allowed? The copy of the RFP I have doesn't say, but
> >it certainly implies it's not.
> 
> [...]
> 
>    #rule
>       A construct "#" is defined, similar to "*", for defining lists of
>       elements. The full form is "<n>#<m>element" indicating at least
>       <n> and at most <m> elements, each separated by one or more commas
>       (",") and OPTIONAL linear white space (LWS). This makes the usual
>       form of lists very easy; a rule such as
>          ( *LWS element *( *LWS "," *LWS element ))
>       can be shown as
>          1#element
>       Wherever this construct is used, null elements are allowed, but do
>       not contribute to the count of elements present. That is,
>       "(element), , (element) " is permitted, but counts as only two
>       elements. Therefore, where at least one element is required, at
>       least one non-null element MUST be present.

Don't we fall down on null elements at the moment?


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