Charter, changes in prefixes, and documentation

John C Klensin klensin at
Wed Mar 26 04:22:43 CET 2008

That works for me.  Thanks.


--On Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 20:13 -0700 Paul Hoffman
<phoffman at> wrote:

> At 10:20 PM -0400 3/25/08, John C Klensin wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 18:24 -0700 Mark Davis
>> <mark.davis at> wrote:
>>>  That works for me. Item (iii) needs fleshing out a bit.
>>>                 (iii) A change to the basic approach taken in
>>>  the design                team documents.
>>>  It is clear when a change would violate (i) or (ii) would
>>>  be, but not clear what kind of change would violate (iii).
>> I more or less copied that, with some slight re-wording, from
>> the last version that was posted.   I would welcome narrower
>> language, but am also not sure it is necessary.
> Given that a few people expressed confusion on that wording,
> it seems necessary. How about:
> (iii) A change to the approach in the design team documents (a
> protocol that is independent of Unicode versions, that removes
> any character mapping in the protocol, and has improvements to
> the bidi algorithm).
> That does not cover all the changes between IDNA2003 and the
> design team design, (see
> <
> pics-01.txt>), but it covers the high points that could cause
> a charter refresh.

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