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Re: This WG in context of RFC 2277
Lets not jump into conclusion yet. UTF-8 has several merits which we should
seriously consider but I think that is the job for the later part.
I need more comments on the alpha doc, especially on the section on Technical
Analysis. Thanks! :)
Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
> RFC 2277 specifies requirements that the IESG will apply to protocols that
> appear before them for approval. Thus, it is not a standard, but has the
> effect of determining what can be a standard.
> The Internet Standards Process itself is a BCP.
> I have not mentioned RFC 2277 in this discussion, because I think this
> particular application is fundamental enough that the issue deserves a full
> airing; if the group comes to a well-defended conclusion that UTF-8 is the
> Wrong Thing for the DNS, and should therefore NOT be used, we have to
> initiate a procedure to replace RFC 2277.
> That said, I think this is not a terribly likely outcome.
> Harald A
> Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway