[rfc-i] Data point [Re: Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03.txt]

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Tue Oct 7 11:19:35 PDT 2008


At 10:32 AM -0700 10/7/08, Dave CROCKER wrote:
>I intended "robust" as and end-to-end construct, meaning that documents are usable to the humans trying to read them, to the same extent they currently are usable (and have been since... forever.)
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>Of course, that's a very different stance than being so afraid of change that all proposals are automatically rejected...

These two parts seem in opposition.

>You mean I misread his saying that document data was presented incorrectly as meaning that data did not survive handling? 

Yes, exactly. (It feels weird to be explaining the difference between presentation and bit integrity to you of all people...)

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium


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