[Gen-art] LC review: draft-ietf-idnabis-bidi-06.txt

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Tue Oct 6 11:14:08 CEST 2009

On 2009/10/06 14:25, Vint Cerf wrote:
> i think adding text about relationship to tables is the minimum
> requirement. removing reference to CS has been proposed and if no one
> objects to that alternative it might be the least confusing choice.

I object to the removal of CS, because specs other than IDNA might make 
use of BIDI. Please see my previous mail.

Regards,    Martin.

> vint
> On Oct 5, 2009, at 5:14 PM, John C Klensin wrote:
>> --On Monday, October 05, 2009 16:28 -0400 Vint Cerf
>> <vint at google.com>  wrote:
>>> Harald,
>>> make it so.
>> Vint,
>> To save Harald and Cary work and the rest of us confusion about
>> what has been agreed, I think it is clear that some additional
>> language is needed (no one has argued against that).  The other
>> question, I think, is whether "CS" should be taken out.  As a
>> few people have explained, it is there to avoid redundancies
>> with the prohibitions of Tables since the reason why those
>> characters are inappropriate really has little or nothing to do
>> with Bidi.  On the other hand, as Ken points out, while we might
>> be concerned about new and problematic characters being
>> introduced into some categories, this category doesn't appear to
>> be at risk of that, so simply removing it would be harmless to
>> everything but a careful application of the principle and might
>> make things slightly more clear to the casual reader.
>> Have you concluded that there is rough consensus to remove "CS",
>> or just to add explanatory text about the relationship to Tables
>> (like Andrew, I thought we had agreed on such text at some time
>> in the past and was a bit surprised it wasn't there)?
>>     john
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