[rfc-i] Draft: Representation of Unicode and UTF-8 characters

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Mon May 17 08:26:48 PDT 2004


On Sat, 15 May 2004, Henrik Levkowetz wrote:

> "<U+" occurs on 7 lines in RFCs, all in the same one (RFC 3454), and
> all using it to indicate Unicode.
>
> "<[A-H0-9][A-H0-9]( [A-H0-9][A-H0-9])*>" occurs on 444 lines in
> RFC's, most of which use it to indicate carriage advance, form feed,
> or html markup (e.g. <H1>).  All those RFC's are numbered below
> 1000.

Thanks for checking this, Henrik. It looks like there is no serious
issue with past RFCs, although conflicts with popular HTML tags and
less popular bracketed ASCII characters are rather unfortunate.

Alex.


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