Re: Re: [Entmib] CLEI Code URN draft

"Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn@mindspring.com> Tue, 14 December 2004 02:39 UTC

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From: "Randy Presuhn" <randy_presuhn@mindspring.com>
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Subject: Re: Re: [Entmib] CLEI Code URN draft
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 18:32:22 -0800
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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?

Randy



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