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Re: svndumpfilter - rfc.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-10 17:24:15 CEST

Paul Lussier <pll@lanminds.com> writes:

> Everyone knows about 822, but only schmucks like me who love arcane
> technical trivia know about obsoleting RFCs like 2822 :)
>
> As Michael Price pointed out, not a lot has changed. 2822 is a
> little stricter in some areas. Achieving 822 compliance solves the
> 80/20 rule for you, so don't sweat it :)

My understanding of RFC 822 parser was this:

  * read a bunch of headers that start with colon (":")
  * notice if one of the headers is "Content-length:"
  * look for a blank line.
  * read 'Content-length' bytes of body
  * return the headers and body to the user.
  * repeat

:-)

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