Re: [Gen-art] Gen-art LC review: draft-ietf-precis-saslprepbis-15

Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com> Wed, 22 April 2015 13:03 UTC

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On 4/22/15 5:50 AM, Alexey Melnikov wrote:
> Hi Robert,
>
> On 21/04/2015 21:21, Robert Sparks wrote:
>> Nit:
>>
>> The introduction calls out email addresses as an example of the kinds 
>> of strings these methods are not intended for use in preparing (along 
>> with LDAP distinguished names). But in the body of the document, 
>> email addresses (or strings that look just like them) are discussed 
>> as valid examples of usernames.
> Email address like things are commonly used as usernames, but strictly 
> speaking they are 2 different types of objects. How do you think we 
> can make this clearer?
I don't think drawing the distinction helps the document. Peter's 
suggestion wfm.