[rfc-i] Comments on draft-flanagan-nonascii-03

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Thu Oct 30 16:59:43 PDT 2014


On 2014/10/31 06:06, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> On 10/30/14, 7:54 PM, "Brian E Carpenter" <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 30/10/2014 17:10, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
>>> On 10/30/14, 2:46 AM, "Brian E Carpenter" <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I feel that *one* occurrence in a document of, say,
>>>> Patrik Fältström (ASCII: Patrik Faltstrom) would be helpful,
>>>> given that we plan to have a residual ASCII format
>>>
>>> What's the residual ASCII format?  draft-flanagan-rfc-framework-01
>>> section
>>> 7.3, for instance, says:
>>>
>>> "The plain-text format will be UTF-8 encoded; non-ASCII characters will
>>> be
>>> allowed."
>>>
>>> That seems pretty unambiguous.  Did I miss another output format being
>>> added?
>>
>> Ah, you're right. But there still might be contexts (such as search)
>> where a pure ASCII version is needed. I'm not sure of the best fix.
>
> Yes, which is why there is an ASCII equivalent specified for the document
> information at the top and the authors' addresses at the bottom.

And I requested to remove it from the top of the document. Brian 
concurred by saying one instance of the ASCII equivalent is enough.

Regards,   Martin.


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