Re: draft-klensin-unicode-escapes-05 and draft-klensin-net-utf8-05

John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com> Thu, 11 October 2007 14:06 UTC

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Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 10:05:50 -0400
From: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>
To: "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net>
Subject: Re: draft-klensin-unicode-escapes-05 and draft-klensin-net-utf8-05
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--On Thursday, 11 October, 2007 07:46 +0100 "Clive D.W. Feather"
<clive@demon.net> wrote:

> John C Klensin said:
>>> You don't have an A.3 for Java.
>> Because there was no specific syntax in the last draft that
>> had  the syntax in line.
> 
> 
>   Appendix A.3.  Java Form
> 
>      EmbeddedUnicodeChar = %x5C.7A 4HEXDIG

You mean %x5C.75, don't you?  7A is "z".

>> I could try to incorporate a little more text along those
>> lines  in the document, but please remember that it has
>> already been  criticized for containing too much history and
>> explanation  rather than just laying out the rules.
> 
> I am in favour of the history and explanation.

Thanks.

    john