[rfc-i] UTF-8 and Unicode examples

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Tue May 4 12:56:50 PDT 2004


On Tue, 4 May 2004, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Alex Rousskov wrote:
>
> > ...
> >>People frequently only check the HTML output, but in the end what
> >>matters is readable TXT output.
> >
> >
> > In my experience, we have already crossed the line where readable HTML
> > output implies readable TXT output with xml2rfc. YMMV.
>
> Yes, it does *now*. But the more features we put into xml2rfc that do
> not directly translate to TXT, the less you can rely on that.

What I meant is that in my experience, HTML output quality already
does NOT imply comparable TXT output quality. Great HTML-looking RFCs
already often do not look good in TXT. The genie of output "interface"
quality is out of the bottle as far as xml2rfc is concerned.

Alex.




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