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Re: HTML5 citing RFC 1345 as normative reference for US-ASCII

From: John C Klensin <klensin@jck.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:08:34 -0400
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1207E6DB0CD0FC769DD8E2F0@PST.JCK.COM>

--On Tuesday, March 15, 2011 13:34 -0400 Sam Ruby
<rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> If you have new information you would like to have the chairs
> consider, please send (or have somebody send on your behalf) a
> message to the Chairs coping the HTML working group.  The
> chairs are unlikely to seriously consider such a request
> unless that request is accompanied by a Change Proposal:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#c
> hange-proposal

Sam, Julian, Mark,

Please free to use either of those notes in whatever way you
think would be useful --or to bury them if you don't consider
them useful.  Unfortunately, I don't have time at the moment to
even figure out who the relevant Chairs are, much less to sign
up for the WG.

I would suggest adding one thing to the criteria: given the need
to interwork between IETF protocols and W3C ones, it would
really be a shame (and should require some justification) for
the HTML spec to use a different version or definition of ASCII
than the IETF uses.

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