[rfc-i] ABNF (RFC2234)

Bill Fenner fenner at research.att.com
Thu Feb 17 17:34:06 PST 2005


Hi Bruce,

  Sorry if I miss some of your reply; by the time it got to me
it was formatted with no line endings.

>OK -- what's the planned resolution of the multi-line <prose>
>discrepancy?

The plan is that multi-line <prose> will continue to be illegal.

>OK, but that makes parsing ABNF extracted from formatted documents
>labor-intensive (manually removing indenting), or must use a parser which is
>not strictly an ABNF parser.

Yup.  Try my ABNF extractor: http://rtg.ietf.org/~fenner/ietf/aex

  Bill


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