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

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Wed Oct 8 08:49:07 PDT 2008


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Henrik Levkowetz wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> 
> On 2008-10-08 16:29 Joe Touch said the following:
>>
>> Henrik Levkowetz wrote:
>> ...
>>>>> FWIW, the HTML+CSS works in Firefox, but fails under *both* IE and
>>>>> Safari. Did anyone else check it?
>>>> I checked it when the feature was new. As of today, it indeed fails in 
>>>> IE/Safari/Opera. We will need to investigate.
>>> After Julian identified the exact problem with the HTML+CSS for non-Firefox
>>> browsers, I've changed the emitted HTML, and it should now hopefully work
>>> fine also for other browsers.  I've tested Firefox, Safari and Opera; I'd be
>>> happy if someone would test having IE print the page from the link above
>>> and let me know if it's now working, with page breaks handled correctly.
>> Fails on RFC793 on IE.
> 
> Umm.  The URL I asked people to check was this:
> 
> http://tools.ietf.org/rfcmarkup?url=http://www.vpnc.org/temp/draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03.utf8
> 
> I have not and will not start a re-generation of the 50,000+ documents that
> have htmlized versions at tools.ietf.org without knowing that the new version
> works better than the previous one.  Hence the request for people to check the
> specific link above.

Sorry - I thought the generation was dynamic for the following:

http://tools.ietf.org/rfcmarkup?rfc=793

Is that not the case?

> I could just as well have taken the RFC you randomly chose, and asked people to
> check that, of course; and since you tested that particular one, I've now had
> that one re-generated too.  Please check it again at this URL:
> 
>    http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc793

This fails the same way as the URL I used above.

Joe
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