[rfc-i] draft-iab-xml2rfc-02 and draft-flanagan-nonascii feedback: Internationalization Considerations and 7760
bclaise at cisco.com
Thu Mar 24 09:24:12 PDT 2016
Yes, it does the job ... until we have collisions from real names to a
single ASCII name
Low probability I guess but my point was more: shouldn't RFC 7760 work
with the author's full name?
> On 28 Jan 2016, at 2:50, Benoit Claise wrote:
>> I believe we miss a requirement in RFC 7760 "Statement of Work for
>> Extensions to the IETF Datatracker for Author Statistics"
>> Indeed, people might start authoring draft/RFC with their real live
>> If we want the stats to be correct, the tool should have a feature to
>> combine the ASCII with the non-ASCII author name stats.
> In Section 2.7, the <author> element has three new attributes:
> 2.7.1. "asciiFullname" Attribute
> The ASCII equivalent of the author's full name.
> 2.7.2. "asciiInitials" Attribute
> The ASCII equivalent of the author's initials, to be used in
> conjunction with the separately specified asciiSurname.
> 2.7.3. "asciiSurname" Attribute
> The ASCII equivalent of the author's surname, to be used in
> conjunction with the separately specified asciiInitials.
> Do these not meet your concern? Or is your concern that the RFC Editor
> might not enforce the use of those attributes?
> --Paul Hoffman
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