New version, draft-faltstrom-idnabis-tables-02.txt, available
harald at alvestrand.no
Wed Jun 13 21:41:20 CEST 2007
Gervase Markham wrote:
> Mark Davis wrote:
>> Then derive the following sets:
>> * Always = Grandfathered | (Favored & Functional)
>> * Maybe_Yes = !Favored & Functional
>> * Maybe_Not = Archaic | (!Favored & !Functional)
>> * Never = everything else
> I like this way of putting it. It seems very clear.
> Very small nit: if
> Maybe_Not = (!Favored & !Functional) (among other things)
> Never = (Favored & !Functional) (among other things)
> then Favored is a bad name (as well as being misspelt ;-), because
> being Favored drives you from Maybe_Not to Never.
I'd put "(!)Functional" first in this formulation - the nonfunctional
ones are rescued from being "never" because they're not "stable". And
yes, I do think "Stable" is a better word than "Favored". The implicit
loading you get when choosing such terms is one reason why Patrik called
it "Rule H".
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