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RFC 4707, "Netnews Administration System (NAS)", October 2006

Source of RFC: INDEPENDENT

Errata ID: 5835
Status: Reported
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Julien Élie
Date Reported: 2019-08-18

Section 6.7 says:

   PGP keys for Ctrl-PGP-Key and Mod-PGP-Key are transmitted in the
   following structure:

   PGP-answer = "V" SP Version CRLF
                "U" SP User-ID CRLF
                "B" SP Bits CRLF
                "I" SP Key-ID CRLF
                "F" SP Finger CRLF
                *("L" SP Location CRLF)
                *("K-" Keyblock CRLF)
                "K" SP Keyblock CRLF

   Version  = text
   User-ID  = text
   Bits     = text
   Key-ID   = text
   Finger   = text
   Location = text
   Keyblock = text

It should say:

   PGP keys for Ctl-PGP-Key and Mod-PGP-Key are transmitted in the
   following structure:

   PGP-answer = [*("U" SP User-ID CRLF)]
                ["B" SP Bits CRLF]
                ["I" SP Key-ID CRLF]
                [*("L" SP Location CRLF)]
                ["F" SP Finger CRLF]
                "V" SP Version CRLF
                1*("K-" Keyblock CRLF)
                "K" SP Keyblock CRLF

   Version  = 1*text
   User-ID  = 1*text
   Bits     = 1*text
   Key-ID   = 1*text
   Finger   = 1*text
   Location = 1*text
   Keyblock = 1*text

Notes:

Several fixes :
1- Spelling of "Ctl-PGP-Key" at the first line.
2- Several UIDs are possible for a given key.
3- We need several characters (text is only a byte, so use 1*text).
4- Only Version and Keyblocks are mandatory.
5- Re-arrange the lines of PGP-answer to match the example in the same Section.

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