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RFC 6844, "DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Resource Record", January 2013

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 8659

Source of RFC: pkix (sec)

Errata ID: 5200
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Richard Gibson
Date Reported: 2017-12-08
Held for Document Update by: EKR
Date Held: 2018-11-30

Section 3 says:

<Issuer Domain Name> [; <name>=<value> ]*

It should say:

<Issuer Domain Name> [; [ <name>=<value> ]* ]

Notes:

For values of the "issue" and "issuewild" property tags, section 3 specifies [; <name>=<value> ]* (which seems to indicate that every parameter is preceded by a semicolon) but the grammar in section 5.2 specifies [";" *(space parameter) space] (in which parameters are separated by whitespace and the entire list is preceded by a single semicolon). Presumably, the formal grammar is definitive and the preceding shorthand should be updated to better express it.

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