[rfc-i] Call for Review of draft-iab-styleguide-01.txt, "RFC Style Guide"

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Thu Mar 27 08:44:43 PDT 2014


On Mar 27, 2014, at 8:27 AM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) <rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:

> On 3/25/14, 3:15 PM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> In 4.1.1, the second paragraph needs to say what happens for authors 
>>>> who have non-ASCII characters in their name. Proposal: "Authors'
>>>> names that cannot be represented in ASCII are first Romanized, then
>>>> normalized to be ASCII-only. This rule is likely to change in the
>>>> future."
>> Added.
>> 
> 
> Actually, I've given this some further thought and retracted this
> change.  Further detail on how author names will be handled when dealing
> with non-ASCII characters is being covered in draft-flanagan-nonascii.
> The RFC Editor will not attempt to Romanize names.  Authors will be
> required provide an ASCII-only identifier if their names include
> non-ASCII characters.

And sanity starts to peek over the wall...

--Paul Hoffman


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