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RFC 6750, "The OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework: Bearer Token Usage", October 2012

Source of RFC: oauth (sec)

Errata ID: 6161
Status: Reported
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Herbert Valerio Riedel
Date Reported: 2020-05-08

Section 4 says:

4.  Example Access Token Response

   Typically, a bearer token is returned to the client as part of an
   OAuth 2.0 [RFC6749] access token response.  An example of such a
   response is:

     HTTP/1.1 200 OK
     Content-Type: application/json;charset=UTF-8

It should say:

4.  Example Access Token Response

   Typically, a bearer token is returned to the client as part of an
   OAuth 2.0 [RFC6749] access token response.  An example of such a
   response is:

     HTTP/1.1 200 OK
     Content-Type: application/json

Notes:

The IANA registration (see https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8259#section-11) does not support any parameters for the `application/json` media type. The `charset=UTF-8` parameter used in the example is therefore non-compliant and ought to be omitted.

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