PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> URGENT: SYNTHESIS proposal on definition of OCTET

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> URGENT: SYNTHESIS proposal on definition of OCTET

Re: PMP> URGENT: SYNTHESIS proposal on definition of OCTET

JK Martin (jkm@underscore.com)
Wed, 23 Jul 1997 16:16:11 -0400 (EDT)

Tom,

> >For the sake of sanity, let's define a TC (say, StaticCodeSet, or
> >something like that) and use that as the SYNTAX for those OCTET STRING
> >values pertaining to this proposal. That is, do NOT simply define such
> >objects as OCTET STRING and expect the reader sees the attendant verbage
> >on localization. A specific TC for this purpose is much cleaner all
> >the way around.
>
> You are right that it would be better to have a TC, but there was concern
> that making such edits might include some mistakes and it would take
> a more time to do, delaying the forwarding of the document.

Hmm... That argument really doesn't hold much water, IMHO. Someone's
concerned about adding text because they might mess it up? This situation
is certainly no different than any other editing scenario.

Please, let's define a TC and use it where appropriate.

...jay