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Atom Bidirectional Attribute

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To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>
Subject: Document Action: 'Atom Bidirectional Attribute' to 
         Experimental RFC 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Atom Bidirectional Attribute '
   <draft-snell-atompub-bidi-06.txt> as an Experimental RFC

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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Technical Summary

This document explains how to indicate bidirectional character direction
in certain elements of Atom syndication documents.

Working Group Summary

Although the document was discussed on the AtomPub mailing list, it was
never taken on as a WG item and the WG is now closed (though the mailing
list is still active).  There are no significant alternatives to this

Document Quality

This document was reviewed on the AtomPub mailing list by a few Atom
implementors, and a special review was requested of Harald Alvestrand. 
While Harald wasn't sure that the approach was the best one, he did not
identify flaws.  


Lisa Dusseault reviewed this document for the IESG.

RFC Editor Note

  RFC Editor: This draft was approved as Experimental, NOT as
Informational as the header currently states. 


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RFC Editor Note