Re: [Cbor] Correcting an error in draft-ietf-cbor-cddl-08

Lynne Bartholomew <lbartholomew@amsl.com> Thu, 23 May 2019 22:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cbor] Correcting an error in draft-ietf-cbor-cddl-08
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Dear Carsten,

Thank you for sending us this update.  We have corrected the "hexfloat =" line in this document (added the "["-"]" item).

We appreciate your letting us know now, rather than waiting for AUTH48.

Thanks for the pointers to the discussions as well!

RFC Editor/lb

> On May 23, 2019, at 1:57 PM, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>; wrote:
> 
> Dear RFC editor,
> 
> a technical error was caught in draft-ietf-cbor-cddl-08, which is currently at RFC-EDITOR stage.
> 
> Please see the thread starting with
>  https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/cbor/sg5dpdCjaPw7mtohdAWCWgnQdMk
> for reference.
> 
> We also discussed this at the last virtual interim meeting of the CBOR working group, and we believe the following change to Appendix B is a correct and complete fix:
> 
> OLD:
>     hexfloat = "0x" 1*HEXDIG ["." 1*HEXDIG] "p" exponent
> NEW:
>     hexfloat = ["-"] "0x" 1*HEXDIG ["." 1*HEXDIG] "p" exponent
> 
> At the meeting, we thought we should make you aware now, instead of waiting for AUTH48.
> 
> (The meeting minutes of the virtual interim have not yet been posted to the proceedings at
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/agenda-interim-2019-cbor-07-sessa/
> but are captured in
> https://etherpad.tools.ietf.org/p/notes-interim-220519-cbor
> for reference.)
> 
> Grüße, Carsten
>