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RFC 4282, "The Network Access Identifier", December 2005

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 7542

Source of RFC: radext (ops)

Errata ID: 753
Status: Rejected
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Frank Ellermann
Date Reported: 2006-08-14
Rejected by: Dan Romascanu
Date Rejected: 2010-11-03

Section 2.1 says:

   c           =/ %x80-FF ; UTF-8-Octet      allowed (not in RFC 2486)
                          ; Where UTF-8-octet is any octet in the
                          ; multi-octet UTF-8 representation of a
                          ; unicode codepoint above %x7F.
                          ; Note that c must also satisfy rules in
                          ; Section 2.4, including, for instance,
                          ; checking that no prohibited output is
                          ; used (see also Section 2.3 of
                          ; [RFC4013]).
   x           =  %x00-FF ; all 128 ASCII characters, no exception;
                          ; as well as all UTF-8-octets as defined
                          ; above (this was not allowed in
                          ; RFC 2486).  Note that x must nevertheless
                          ; again satisfy the Section 2.4 rules.

It should say:

[see below]


Shouldn't that be s/FF/F4/ as in STD 63, or maybe s/FF/FD/ ?
There is no clear suggested change. The chairs are aware about issues with RFC 4282, and believe that a new document is probably required to address them.

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