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Re: Stringprep (was RE: New draft-yergeau-rfc2279bis-05.txt)

From: <ned.freed@mrochek.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 12:42:28 -0700 (PDT)
To: Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>
Cc: "McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald@sharplabs.com>, "'Markus Scherer'" <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>, charsets <ietf-charsets@iana.org>
Message-id: <01KWXHLFC3CU00D1EZ@mauve.mrochek.com>

> [Changing the Subject: since this has nothing to do with the UTF-8 draft.]

> McDonald, Ira wrote:
> > Restricting IETF protocols to use of Unicode/3.2 is not a desirable
> > outcome of the IETF's wide support for the Stringprep approach.

> Agreed, RFC 3454 needs an update for Unicode 4.0.

Perhaps an update is in order, but this does not change the fact that a stable
reference to a specific version of Unicode that won't be changed or amended in
any way is required by stringprep. Don't expect this requirement to change or
go away.

				Ned
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