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

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Tue Oct 7 13:14:24 PDT 2008


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Paul Hoffman wrote:
> At 8:37 AM -0700 10/7/08, 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.
> 
>>From Brian's test, it supported it fine.
> 
>> If that doesn't work, then we don't have a viable UTF-8 editor
>> identified for Windows.
> 
> There are literally dozens of editors, many of which are free, that
> handle UTF-8 just fine. So far, Wordpad is the only Windows editor I
> have found that doesn't let you generate UTF-8 (even though it lets you
> copy and paste UTF-8 without changing bits on the wire, according to
> Brian's test).

Word won't. I can "save as", but I can't use the common path of using
the generic/text-only print driver to generate correctly-wrapped and
formatted text output.

A version of Xemacs I use won't either.

Those are fairly ubiquitous ones.

Joe
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