Commit 958285e6 authored by Ralph Giles's avatar Ralph Giles

Add wording about additional binary data in comment headers.

From the codec wg mailing list thread
https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/codec/current/msg03107.html
parent 8fd7c3fc
......@@ -1166,6 +1166,15 @@ Making this check before allocating the associated memory to contain the data
user comments than than could possibly fit in the packet.
</t>
<t>
Immediately following the user comment list, the comment header MAY
contain zero-padding or other binary data which is not specified here.
If the least-significant bit of the first byte of this data is 1, then editors
SHOULD attempt to preserve the contents of this data when updating the tags,
but if this bit is 0, all such data MAY be treated as padding, and truncated
or discarded as desired.
</t>
<section anchor="comment_format" title="Tag Definitions">
<t>
The user comment strings follow the NAME=value format described by
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