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[draft-duerst-iri-bis-06] byte vs. octet

From: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 15:06:16 +0200
To: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FAA1D89C5BAF1142A74AF116630A9F2C2890BCA4EA@OBEEX01.obe.access-company.com>
Hi,

The draft
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-duerst-iri-bis-06
contains the following sentence:
"Terminals in the ABNF are characters, not bytes."

This sentence seems inconsistent with the definition in
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-duerst-iri-bis-06#section-1.3
that introduces the term of "octet".
I assume that in the above sentence "byte" is meant as "octet".

So - to properly refer to the introduced definitions - you could use the following:
"Terminals in the ABNF are characters, not octets."

Similarly in
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-duerst-iri-bis-06#section-8.3
you could write
"Correctly used, the clipboard transfers characters, not
   octets, which .."
instead of
"Correctly used, the clipboard transfers characters, not
   bytes, which ..."

Thanks.

Kind regards,
Marcin

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