Apparently, proposes for change do happen during "last call". Witness
the attempt to change to XML for IPP during IPP's last call.
Also, because the Printer MIB has been waiting for the HR MIB for
almost a year, other IETF requirements, such as the Charset and Language
Policy have caught up with us. And the policy says thay the IESG can take
the Printer MIB off the standards track, if we don't comply.
>Also being new, I'm not sure if this sort of thing is standard around
>April 1st. After looking at RFC 2277, I tend to think I must be falling
>for a pretty good April Fools joke because it has lots of stuff in there
>about using character sets other than UTF-8.
>Just in case it really isn't an April Fools joke, here's my input:
>let's change the MIB instead to say that UTF-8 SHOULD be used for all
The policy says SHALL, so SHOULD isn't good enough.
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