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RFC 3261, "SIP: Session Initiation Protocol", June 2002

Source of RFC: sip (rai)

Errata ID: 678
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Matthew S. Harris
Date Reported: 2006-08-14
Held for Document Update by: Cullen Jennings

Section 25.1 says:

On page 220, it says "The TEXT-UTF8-TRIM rule is used for descriptive
field contents that are n t quoted strings, where leading and trailing
LWS is not meaningful."  (And no, I'm not talking about the "n t"
typo.)  The rule for TEXT-UTF8-TRIM is

 TEXT-UTF8-TRIM  = 1*TEXT-UTF8char *(*LWS TEXT-UTF8char)
 TEXT-UTF8char = %x21-7E / UTF8-NONASCII

which pretty clearly says that the final character of TEXT-UTF8-TRIM
cannot be whitespace.  TEXT-UTF8-TRIM appears only as the value of a
header field, and the rule for message-header does not generate
trailing whitespace either.

So the text talks about trailing whitespace, which seems reasonable
because whitespace is allowed in many other places, but the grammar
does not allow it.  Was trailing whitespace intended?

It should say:

[not submitted]


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