Re: [Gen-art] Gen-ART review of draft-pal-eidr-urn-2016-01

"Vijay K. Gurbani" <vkg@bell-labs.com> Tue, 05 July 2016 17:21 UTC

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Pierre: Thank you for attending to my comment.  More inline.

On 07/02/2016 03:30 PM, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux wrote:
> Hi Vijay,
>
> I appreciate the review and comment.
>
>> That is, are the schemes (urn, eidr) part of the case-insensitive string match?
>
> Yes, it looks like
>
> "Lexical equivalence of EIDR-URN is defined by case-insensitive string match."
>
> should say
>
> "Lexical equivalence of URN-EIDR is defined by case-insensitive string match."
>
> This would confirm that the entire URN-EIDR string defined in
> "Declaration of syntactic structure" is considered for matching,
> including "urn:eidr:".

I will appreciate if the "including 'urn:eidr:'" part made it into the
draft.  Implementers have varying level understanding as they attempt
to divine RFC text.  So to the extent that we can make our intent
explicit with a few additional strokes of the pen (or the keyboard), we
are all the more better off for it.

Cheers,

- vijay
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