Re: Re: [Entmib] CLEI Code URN draft

Kaj Tesink <kaj@research.telcordia.com> Tue, 14 December 2004 20:22 UTC

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To: "Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn@mindspring.com>
From: Kaj Tesink <kaj@research.telcordia.com>
Subject: Re: Re: [Entmib] CLEI Code URN draft
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At 09:32 PM 12/13/2004, Randy Presuhn wrote:
>Hi -
>
> > From: "Kaj Tesink" <kaj@research.telcordia.com>
> > To: <j.schoenwaelder@iu-bremen.de>
> > Cc: <entmib@ietf.org>
> > Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 2:27 PM
> > Subject: Fwd: Re: [Entmib] CLEI Code URN draft
>...
> > i verified with the CLEI gurus; it turns out that while CLEI codes
> > are usually represented in uppercase, the codes are actually 
> case-insensitive.
> >
> > as a result, i suggest that we clarify the lexical equivalence clause
> > as follows:
> >
> > Rules for lexical equivalence:
> >
> > Lexical equivalence of two CLEI URN namespace specific strings
> > is defined as an exact, case-insensitive string match.  CLEI codes
> > are assigned in a case-insensitive fashion, so that there will
> > not be two CLEI codes that differ only in case.
> > See [T1.213] and [T1.213a] for further information.
>...
>
>Wouldn't it be simpler to say that CLEI codes MUST be upper case?


maybe so, but as i understand it T1.213 is case-insensitive,
so restricting the URN name space to upper case seems inappropriate.

kaj



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