[rfc-i] New version: draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-04.txt

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Nov 7 07:55:58 PST 2008


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Julian Reschke wrote:
> Joe Touch wrote:
>> The standard included Windows text editor doesn't react properly to
>> UTF-8 (changing fonts mid-stream, e.g.). If that's the best reaction to
>> UTF-8 we have, that doesn't bode well for this transition.
>> ...
> 
> Speaking of which; I'm not sure what you're referring to.
> 
> I opened the file in Wordpad, and I don't see any major breakage (on
> page 5).

The display fonts change when it hits the first UTF-8 character (not the
BOM), and doesn't change back.

It's bent, though not completely broken, and definitely not what UTF is
supposed to do.

Joe
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