Request for interpretation of IOM Class Rules from USA NCA regarding clarification on the location of wind indicators and telltales:

Question 1:
Under F.3 Mast a wind indicator and/or its fitting is optional under Fittings. No location restriction is given. Can a wind indicator be located anywhere on the mast, shrouds, backstay, or backstay crane?

Question 2:
Under G.3.1 Construction tell tales are optional. No location restriction is given. Can a tell tale be located anywhere on the mainsail, including trailing aft of the leech?