Re: [precis] Fwd: Milestones changed for precis WG

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Mon, 28 March 2016 17:30 UTC

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Subject: Re: [precis] Fwd: Milestones changed for precis WG
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On 3/1/16 3:56 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 3/1/16 3:23 PM, Marc Blanchet wrote:
>> hello,
>>   we were thinking of closing the working group since the main topics
>> have been done and published as RFC. However, as some mailing list
>> discussions require that some corrections to RFC 7564 and 7613 are
>> needed, we added those two milestones to the charter. The intent is when
>> those are done, we would close the working group.
>
> Thanks, Marc. Here is my understanding of what needs to be done:
>
> In RFC 7564:
>
> 1. Change §5.2.3 to mention Unicode toLower() as an alternative to
> Unicode Default Case Folding and describe the circumstances in which
> toLower() is appropriate.
>
> 2. Change the order of operations in §7 from MUST to SHOULD (we've
> already deviated from that slightly in RFC 7613 §3.2.1).
>
> 3. Clarify the meaning of 'preparation' (because it is different from
> what stringprep meant by the term).
>
> In RFC 7613:
>
> a. Revisit Unicode Default Case Folding here, too.
>
> b. Modify the *presentation* (but not the content) of the rules for each
> profile, along the lines of what we did in RFC 7700 (i.e., describe the
> rules in one section and then use them in separate sections on
> preparation, enforcement, and comparison).
>
> We'll also want to review and correct the errata that have been reported.
>
> I can commit to doing this work.

FYI, I plan to submit -00 versions of the bis documents when the 
submission window opens again on April 3.

Marc, would you like me to submit these as individual I-Ds or WG I-Ds? 
(They would be draft-[ietf|saintandre]-rfc[7564|7613|7700]-bis-00.)

Peter