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RFC 1464, "Using the Domain Name System To Store Arbitrary String Attributes", May 1993

Source of RFC: Legacy
See Also: RFC 1464 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 5193
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Victor Toni
Date Reported: 2017-12-02
Verifier Name: Warren Kumari (Ops AD)
Date Verified: 2017-12-06

Section 2. says:

string2      `abc`           string2=``abc``         "string2=``abc``"

It should say:

string2      `abc`           string2=`abc`         "string2=`abc`"


Attribute Values

All printable ASCII characters are permitted in the attribute value.
No characters need to be quoted with a "`". In other words, the
first unquoted equals sign in the TXT record is the name/value
delimiter. All subsequent characters are part of the value.

Once again, note that in most implementations the backslash character
is an active quoting character (and must, itself, be quoted).


"All subsequent characters are part of the value." would indicate that the part of the string after the "=" character could be copied as one.
The accent grave shoud not be escaped within the value.

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