[rfc-i] I-D Action: draft-flanagan-nonascii-01.txt

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Mon Apr 21 20:20:13 PDT 2014


On Monday, April 21, 2014, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 22/04/2014 05:45, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> > That said, this is something we touched on in the revised Style Guide:
> >
> > "Some variation, such as additional initials or capitalization of family
> > name, is acceptable but the author should be consistent once they've
> > selected a name format."
>
> For me, that's perfect. It's actually in the author's interests to
> be consistent, unless they have a good reason not to be, so "should"
> is appropriate.
>

Nonsense.  If i were to undergo gender reassignment and then wanted a
different name (which i understand people who do do) I'd be damned if i
were to allow my old name to appear as my current name in an RFC.

I mean, do we not read the news?  do we not know that this sort of thing
happens?
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