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Re: SVG12: RFC 3066 reference

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 19:01:02 +0900
Message-Id: <6.0.0.20.2.20051020185746.05ff1230@localhost>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org

At 22:06 05/10/19, Chris Lilley wrote:
 >
 >On Monday, April 25, 2005, 12:47:44 AM, Bjoern wrote:

 >BH> No it does not, XML 1.0 Third Edition clearly refers to RFC 3066 or its
 >BH> successor.
 >
 >Yes, it does. Sorry, we misunderstood you to be saying "remove the ref
 >to 3066 and replace it with a ref to an ID" which we were, naturally,
 >unwilling to do.
 >
 >Now that we understand what you are actually asking, we are happy to
 >agree and have updated the references to say 3066 "or its successor on
 >the IETF Standards Track".
 >
 >Please let us know if this is not satisfactory, within two weeks.

Hello Chris,

This is close to satisfactory, but not exactly. RFC 3066 is a BCP,
and its successor is also going to be a BCP, so neither of them
are on the IETF Standards Track (which goes Proposed -> Draft -> Standard).
Your wording is therefore too precise, and you should change it to
the wording in the XML Spec (or something equivalent if you really need to).

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Thursday, 20 October 2005 10:22:30 GMT

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