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Re: CfC: Adopt ISSUE-101 us-ascii-ref Change Proposal to replace ASCII reference

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 19:15:44 +0200
Message-ID: <4C17B540.8090603@lachy.id.au>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 2010-06-15 18:14, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> On 15.06.2010 17:36, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>>> ANSI.X3.4-1986 is apparently nowhere to be found. I even tried
>>> searching the ANSI website and their Standards Store for it, and
>>> came up with nothing at all. Referencing a specification which,
>>> for all intents and purposes, is effectively non-existent and
>>> unavailable in any form would not be useful. (It's probably
>>> printed and hidden in some archive somewhere, but still out of
>>> reach of most people).
>
> Lachlan - are you objecting to the call for consensus?

I'm objecting to referencing a document that doesn't seem to exist any more.

> Does your objection stand if we interpret the Change Proposal to allow other
> alternatives that are publicly available online, such as
> ECMA-006?<http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/files/ECMA-ST/Ecma-006.pdf>

I have no objection to referencing any other available resource, nor to 
leaving the existing RFC 1345 reference unchanged.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
http://lachy.id.au/
http://www.opera.com/
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