[Vortex] error in assumptions about MIME header format

Francis Brosnan Blazquez francis at aspl.es
Mon Aug 27 09:09:10 CEST 2007

> Hi Francis,

Hi Sam,

> I understand vortex doesn't have a full MIME parser in it, but I think
> it should support at some of the common MIME variations. Currently, it
> assumes "Content-Type: " introduces a content-type header, but MIME
> specifies case-insensitive matching of header names (via ref to
> RFC822),
> allows zero or no whitespace before and after the :, and also
> specifies
> that media type/subtype comparisons are case-insensitive (sec 5.1,
> rfc2045).

You are right Sam, though it is a temporal situation. We opted
implementing this minimal MIME support using the common case to focus in
other areas in Vortex, but a full MIME parser it is required [1]...

Thanks for reporting Sam,

[1] http://dolphin.aspl.es/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=328

> Cheers,
> Sam 
Francis Brosnan Blazquez <francis at aspl.es>
Advanced Software Production Line, S.L.

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