Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Recordon, David
While I've already incorporated many of the things I found in draft 9 into 10, there were a few things which I didn't either have the right answer to or feel that I could make the change on my own. I tried reading through the draft as if I was reading it for the first time. 4.2 Integer

Re: Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Marius Scurtescu
On 16-Oct-06, at 2:44 PM, Josh Hoyt wrote: On 10/16/06, Recordon, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 6.1 Signed List Algorithm [...] I'm thinking it would make sense to change this algorithm to first alphabetically sort the arguments to make it very clear in terms of ordering. I think it's

Re: Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Josh Hoyt
On 10/16/06, Marius Scurtescu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorting of unicode strings while not terrible hard it is not trivial either. Why bother? The list of signed fields gives an explicit ordering, this is good enough IMO. Sorting by UTF-8-encoded octet sequence is easy. Why would be an

Re: Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Hans Granqvist
Marius Scurtescu wrote: On 16-Oct-06, at 2:44 PM, Josh Hoyt wrote: On 10/16/06, Recordon, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 6.1 Signed List Algorithm [...] I'm thinking it would make sense to change this algorithm to first alphabetically sort the arguments to make it very clear in terms of

Re: Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Marius Scurtescu
On 16-Oct-06, at 3:13 PM, Josh Hoyt wrote: On 10/16/06, Marius Scurtescu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorting of unicode strings while not terrible hard it is not trivial either. Why bother? The list of signed fields gives an explicit ordering, this is good enough IMO. Sorting by UTF-8-encoded

Re: Notes From Draft 10

2006-10-16 Thread Josh Hoyt
On 10/16/06, Marius Scurtescu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just so that there is an obvious one way to do it, so that it's easier to get right, if I understand David's motivation. It's also easier to make clear in the spec. If ordering is not important then you are guaranteed to get it right.