Re: [Cbor] cddl 0.8.17: Add .abnf (draft-ietf-cbor-cddl-control)

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 03 March 2021 14:50 UTC

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On 2021-02-27, at 14:36, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
> 
> The retronym generation process for .bat is now officially started (or maybe you have a different name for this that also is short and to the point; .cat-with-undenting-of-right-hand-side is not it).

Well, the obvious name is dedenting cat, or .dedcat.

As some animal lovers won’t like that abbreviation too much, I propose to shorten that to .det (*).

Grüße, Carsten

(*)
It is relatively unlikely that we will need a CDDL operator for determinants.

Oh, and for Germans, Det is the left guy on this photo: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mainzelm%C3%A4nnchen#/media/Datei:Mainzelm%C3%A4nnchen_Det_Conni_Goebel.jpg —
who has been close to my heart since the 1960s, especially since when I got my first glasses.