[rfc-i] draft-iab-xml2rfc-02 and draft-flanagan-nonascii feedback: Internationalization Considerations and 7760

Benoit Claise bclaise at cisco.com
Thu Mar 24 10:04:30 PDT 2016


On 3/24/2016 5:39 PM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> Full names aren't unique either.  People also change their names over time.  How much do we care about the stats being perfect?
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> If possible, I'd like to build the system we've spec'd out here, then after we have a little implementation experience, starting with requirements for the next version.  One of the things we could begin discussing is creating accounts for authors, giving each account a unique ID (such as a UUID), having the submission tool check the email addresses that are used by the author, ensuring that each author has a valid account, then injecting the UUIDs into the document in the preptool step.
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> When we do that, I expect vocal community outcry about how we're tracking them and putting up hurdles to document submission, and whether those downsides are worth some small improvements in our statistics.
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> I don't want that (long) conversation to keep us from shipping this version.
I was asked to provide my feedback, and you received it.
Do whatever you want with this is my next piece of feedback.

Regards, Benoit
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