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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>

The draft
contains the following sentence:
"Terminals in the ABNF are characters, not bytes."

This sentence seems inconsistent with the definition in
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
you could write
"Correctly used, the clipboard transfers characters, not
   octets, which .."
instead of
"Correctly used, the clipboard transfers characters, not
   bytes, which ..."


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