Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond wrote:
I too was confused by the use of the word "opaque".
I think it is always reasonabel to ask about the use of a word one does not
As John noted, it's a term that's common in computer science, referring to data
that is not interpretable to readers who lack special knowledge of the data.
Perhaps there should be a qualifier that says something like "opaque, like a
one of the definitions of opaque is the one used in the RFC?
Would the word "arbitrary" not be more suited for the meaning
Arbitrary is more indicative of the decision to encode, rather than the
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