[rfc-i] Table of Features (was "conformance requirements")

Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org> Fri, 19 June 2020 02:52 UTC

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I agree that auto-extraction from RFCs of conformance requirements isn't
feasible.

The principle of wanting specifications to be useful by insuring there can
be "multiple, independent, interoperable implementations of every feature"
didn't go away.
 
>    (3) There are no unused features in the specification that greatly
>        increase implementation complexity.

This seems to allow features with no implementations, but some way
to estimate implementation complexity.
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