I'm also not sure, but you got me... :-) RfC 2229 is "only"
an informational RfC, and I don't know who could update or
replace it without the consent of the original authors.
Seems like "I Gotcha!". :D
can I directly put up an I-D?
Yes, you can publish your ideas as I-D. One way to create an
I think, if I don't receive a response from the original authors
within a day or two, I'll take up the (tedious) task of making I-D and
putting it up. Not quite sure how long does it take for final
Hmm... that's pretty new one.
It's a standard, you can't ignore it. The old dict: scheme
Not ignoring it. It's just that it's a new one.. and I hadn't
noticed it. Jan-2005: very recent.
was registered because it was a "grandfathered" case, IANA had
I think my new dict: scheme may break the old one. But that should be ok.
The new scheme will make it live longer... and across versions:
making a little more generic and extensive. :-)
not sure if I'm making some sense here.
Don't mention UTF-7, you get it if you want all MIME compatible
charsets. there's no reason to mention it explicitly. <gd&r>
I agree. :D
However, at this point, I give the server "MAY" status for the
various charsets. "MUST" will be only with UTF-8 and MIME. It can be
debated upon once I put up I-D.
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