Re: [precis] draft-whited-precis-test-vectors-00

Sam Whited <sam@samwhited.com> Thu, 06 December 2018 17:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [precis] draft-whited-precis-test-vectors-00
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On Thu, Dec 6, 2018, at 10:56, Tom Worster wrote:
> My suggestion is that until we understand how the IETF can be useful in 
> supporting this work, which was my first point, don't bother with 
> RFC-style formatting.
> 
> Even if the ID would in the future progress on standards track, there's 
> no clear formatting requirement for test vectors and nobody can argue 
> with a straight face that torturing the data into the bizarre RFC-type 
> paginated ascii text format does anyone any good whatsoever. So don't 
> cross that bridge before someone lets you near it?

I see; temporarily here's a copy of the tests in a JSON representation: https://blog.samwhited.com/rfcs/machinetests.json

I'll throw this up somewhere more accessible when I'm next at my desk.

—Sam