Re: revised "generic syntax" internet draft

John C Klensin <klensin@mci.net> Thu, 17 April 1997 06:44 UTC

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Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 02:30:21 -0400
From: John C Klensin <klensin@mci.net>
Subject: Re: revised "generic syntax" internet draft
In-Reply-To: <33554D4F.3194@parc.xerox.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>, uri@bunyip.com, Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no, "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
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On Wed, 16 Apr 1997 15:06:07 -0700 (PDT) Larry Masinter 
<masinter@parc.xerox.com> wrote:

> Martin,
> 
> Just to correct an apparent misimpression, you say:
> 
> "and the solutions are adopted by the IAB (as Larry has told me)"
> 
> While the work that went into RFC 2070 was valuable, and while
> I made some good headway in explaining this approach at the IAB
> character set workshop, 
>...
> So it's really overstating the case to say that RFC 2070 was
> "adopted by the IAB". As far as I am aware personally, there
> is no official IAB or IESG policy.

Indeed.
      john