[rfc-i] RFCs vs US-ASCII

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Wed Oct 6 08:40:00 PDT 2010


* Julian Reschke wrote:
>I was just made aware of
>
>   http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2557.txt
>
>which has at least one instance of a non-ASCII character (É).
>
>Are there more?

It would appear so,

  % grep -lrP "[\x80-\xff]" *
  rfc1305.txt
  rfc2166.txt
  rfc2302.txt
  rfc2497.txt
  rfc2557.txt
  rfc2708.txt
  rfc2875.txt

For instance, the combination 0x9f and 0xf7 seems to be used for quote
marks. A quick check with iconv does not suggest a particular encoding.
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