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Re: Requesting a revision of RFC3023

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 15:41:27 +0200
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Cc: ietf-xml-mime@imc.org, WWW-Tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3f7c00e0.1733275227@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* John Cowan wrote:
>Bjoern Hoehrmann scripsit:
>> Depends on the format. Formats should provide means to specify
>> the encoding, if they do not they are BAD, broken as designed.
>Plain text is broken as designed?  Programming languages are broken
>as designed?

If a processor is required to guess how to process instances of a
format, the format is clearly broken as designed, yes.
Received on Friday, 19 September 2003 09:42:18 UTC

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