Re: [precis] I-D Action: draft-ietf-precis-7700bis-01.txt

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Sun, 04 September 2016 18:54 UTC

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> On Sep 4, 2016, at 8:28 AM, Sam Whited <sam@samwhited.com>; wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>; wrote:
>>> * §2.1: "May any instances of non-ASCII space be mapped…" sounds odd,
>>> should this just say "Instances of non-ASCII space should be mapped…"
>> 
>> Typo: s/May/Map/
> 
> That makes the document read: "Map any instances of non-ASCII space be
> mapped to ASCII space"; the "be mapped" still needs to be removed in
> the current draft.

Oops. Easy enough to fix, though!
> 
>>> * §2.2 Specifies that UTF-8 MUST be used as the encoding; do we really
>>> want to limit this to UTF-8 only? Is this for comparison purposes?
>>> Then again, 99.99% of the time UTF-8 is what you should be using
>>> anyways, so I'm not sure that it matters.
>> 
>> UTF-8 is your friend, and everything in PRECIS is UTF-8.
> 
> PRECIS is mostly encoding agnostic; implementations might favor a
> specific encoding, but I don't think anything in the spec specifically
> *needs* UTF-8. That being said, there are so few reasons to use
> anything other than UTF-8 that I don't think it really matters, it was
> just curious to me that some of the PRECIS related specs called out
> UTF-8 and some didn't.

I thought they all did, but will double-check.

Thanks!

Peter