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Re: Typos in USEFOR
In <> =?ISO-8859-15?Q?Julien_=C9LIE?= <julien@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>Just a few remarks on USEFOR in case it is still time (AUTH48?) to
>take some of them into account.
OK, I have forwarded these to the editors.
> User agents MUST meet the definition of MIME conformance in [RFC2049]
> and MUST also support [RFC2231]. This level of MIME conformance
> provides support for internationalization and multimedia in message
> bodies ([RFC2045], [RFC2046], [RFC2231]), and support for
> internationalization of header fields ([RFC2047], [RFC2231]). Note
> that [Errata] currently exist for [RFC2046] and [RFC2231].
>RFC 2045 and 2047 also have errata. Shouldn't it be mentioned?
>(Or no mention of errata at all? It is not said elsewhere in the document.)
I think you are right.
> Each of these header fields may occur at most once in a news article.
>What should we understand? That they SHOULD NOT appear more than once?
>Why isn't it said in a less ambiguous way?
It needs a MUST NOT.
>Still in 3:
>Newsgroups after Lines, in alphabetical order.
Already fixed by the RFE-Editor.
> NOTE: The length restriction ensures that systems that accept
> message identifiers as a parameter when referencing an article
> (e.g. [RFC3977]) can rely on a bounded length.
>Only one space after "e.g." here.
Already fixed by the RFE-Editor (and also a comma inserted, and likewise
many tiny edits to fit her "house style".
>Still in 3.1.3:
> The msg-id MUST NOT be more than 250 octets in length.
> Observe that msg-id includes the < and >.
>Shouldn't it be <msg-id>? (or message-ID?)
It should be <msg-id>
>Still in 3.1.3:
> o even though commonly derived from <domain>s, <id-rights>s are
> case-sensitive (and thus, once created, are not to be altered
> during subsequent transmission or copying)
>A final dot is missing.
>Incidentally, I think that lists should be homogenized in the document
>(sometimes they end with ".", sometimes with ",", sometimes with nothing).
> The <dist-name>s "world" and "local" are reserved. "world" indicates
>The whole section is impacted. Full dots are not followed by two spaces.
A misfeature of nroff, I think.
> The Followup-To header field specifies to which newsgroup(s) the
> poster has requested that followups are to be posted.
>Shouldn't it be "the poster has requested that followups should be posted"?
>Or with the subjunctive "the poster has requested that followups be posted"?
Not so sure.
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