On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, John C Klensin wrote:
The net effect of that sequence, which is not obvious unless one
looks carefully at it, is to require white space or a comment
before the semicolon. That was not the requirement of 821 and
having the semicolon appear without leading white space is
fairly common practice.
Ah, I see now. Amusingly, 821 requires the space too.
<stamp> ::= <from-domain> <by-domain> <opt-info> ";"
<opt-info> ::= [<via>] [<with>] [<id>] [<for>]
<for> ::= "FOR" <SP> <path> <SP>
f.a.n.finch <dot(_at_)dotat(_dot_)at> http://dotat.at/
BISCAY: WEST 5 OR 6 BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4. SHOWERS AT FIRST. MODERATE OR