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

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Tue Oct 7 13:09:19 PDT 2008


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Julian Reschke wrote:
> Joe Touch wrote:
>>> I just tried the plain ASCII version in Wordpad, and it doesn't work at
>>> all for me. Not sure why.
>>
>> It works for me fine - and this is how I've been doing things for a very
>> long time.
>> ...
> 
> Well, good for you. It doesn't work here. I'm saving the TXT to my
> filesystem, and do "open with wordpad". It displays fine in the ditor,
> but the print preview has the problem I mentioned.
> 
>>> On the other hand,
>>> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03> works fine in my
>>> browser, and does print. And it will still print when it contains
>>> non-ASCII characters.
>>
>> Printing is easy, including the non-ASCII characters.
>>
>> Printing AND PRESERVING PAGE BREAKS is not.
>> ...
> 
> Did You Try It?

Yes - it fails. Keep in mind that we need a way to do this on the
submitted .utf8 files. Showing me a 4-step process to do this using
scripts I can't run locally isn't helping things.

Joe
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