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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:44:49 +0200
Message-ID: <4C21F3B1.7010601@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 23.06.2010 12:37, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> ...

I'll repeat what I said in 
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Jun/0380.html>:

> Henri,
>
> yes, it would be nice if all specs were available that way.
>
> But they aren't. Pretending that something else is the right spec because it happens to be in the right format doesn't work.
>
> For the record: if somebody wants to define the US-ASCII charset as to be the same as the Unicode characters 0..127, and the US-ASCII encoding as a one-to-one mapping from {0..127} to these characters, I'll be more than happy to support that (be it in the W3C, or in the IETF).
>
> All of this doesn't change the fact that RFC 1345 is not a definition of US-ASCII.
>
> Best regards, Julian

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2010 11:45:27 UTC

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