[rfc-i] Data point [Re: Fwd:I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03.txt]

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Oct 7 08:44:33 PDT 2008


Joe Touch wrote:
> OK; that means that Wordpad doesn't generate UTF-8. That was the one
> editor that appeared to support at least some of the cut/paste tests.
> 
> If that doesn't work, then we don't have a viable UTF-8 editor
> identified for Windows.

What's wrong with Notepad? (except for LF only?)

>> Between the two CR/LF pairs I see something with code point 18; so your
>> method of entry apparently didn't produce the desired result.
> 
> Hmm. I did what the web pages for UTF-8 said:
> 
> http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/000c/index.htm
> (see "how to type in Windows")
> 
> It appears that this is incorrect, but further points to the immaturity
> of this format.

The inability to type a form feed character in some Windows application 
shows that UTF-8 is immature??? The same would apply to ASCII, unless 
I'm missing something.

BR, Julian


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