[rfc-i] [IAB] draft-iab-rfcv3-preptool-latest, "5. What the v3 Prep Tool Does"

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Thu Apr 14 12:46:35 PDT 2016

On 4/12/16, 9:46 AM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:

>On 2016-04-12 16:47, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
>> Can we at least normalize the common case (English month names)?  Other values can be allowed, but those will always be detectable as not-useful-for-math very quickly after normalization.
>I think a cleaner solution would be to leave the dates in references 
>alone. What's the point in rewriting them?

This came up during the IAB review of the document set.  A couple of people complained about English month names being used for date semantics, rather than just local display.  I would be ok with this only applying to /rfc/front/date, if that makes a difference.

Joe Hildebrand

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