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Re: MIME boundary question recap

1995-02-10 11:53:31
Keith Moore <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> writes:
(b) MIME readers MUST ignore trailing whitespace in lines that 
    are less than 1000 characters long, when examining a line

This would require up to 1079 octets of lookahead.  A bit excessive, I
think.  Do you really expect anyone besides the most active MIME IETF
participants to actually write a correct parser for this?

I would very much appreciate it if people would include the ABNF form
of their suggestions.  The excercise of generating the ABNF should be

_.John G. Myers         Internet: jgm+(_at_)CMU(_dot_)EDU
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