[rfc-i] Use of unicode

Joe Hildebrand jhildebr at cisco.com
Tue Apr 24 12:38:10 PDT 2012


On 4/24/12 1:18 PM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 2012-04-24 21:12, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>> ...
>> That's not the point. The point is that the stripping of these characters
>> must leave the RFC in a usable state, hence proving that the characters
>> weren't essential. If I ssh to a box that has RFCs on it over a GPRS link
>> because that's all that I have available in the super secret facility where
>> I'm installing the implementation of an RFC, maybe I don't see the non-ASCII
>> characters and I should still be able to get the information I need out of an
>> RFC.
>> ...
> 
> Maybe then you should scp instead of ssh, and then open the file in a
> browser. They have those even in super-secret facilities, right?

They also have lynx/links, and terminal emulators that support UTF-8.  So I
still don't agree with the assertion that non-ASCII characters need to be
stripped or strippable.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand



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