[rfc-i] plain text and non-ASCII, was: Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jun 23 11:25:45 PDT 2014


On 2014-06-23 18:28, John C Klensin wrote:
> ...
> (4) The many reasons why "text is required to be in UTF-8"
> cannot, by itself, be an appropriate substitute for "text is
> required to be in ASCII" have been extensively discussed
> elsewhere and I will not try to repeat or summarize them here.
> But this draft appears, at least in the absence of normative
> references to other specifications, to make just that
> substitution.
> ...

That's discussed in 
<http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-flanagan-nonascii-01> -- it applies to 
all formats, not only the plaintext format.

Best regards, Julian


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