[rfc-i] ABNF Core Rule extensions

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sat Jan 31 00:36:10 PST 2015


On 2015-01-31 00:15, Dave Crocker wrote:
> On 1/30/2015 1:41 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
>> That seems like overkill, unless there's pent up demand for lots of
>> extensions (which there might be, but I wouldn't know).
>
>
> This is the second serious effort within not very many months.[*]  And
> folks have regularly suggested additions constantly for maybe 20 years.
>   These are consistently reasonable suggestions, but that's not the same
> as saying that the community feels need of the enhancement.
>
> So I'd rather make it easy to define the addition and link it into the
> base and then let the market decide whether it's worth using.
>
>
> d/
>
> [*] Case-Sensitive String Support in ABNF
>      https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7405

Wow. A non-WG document updating a full standard where the discussion 
that led to the draft apparently is not archived. Not good.

Best regards, Julian



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