[rfc-i] support for tables (from RFC 5892)

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Tue Apr 24 17:53:19 PDT 2012


On 2012/04/25 7:13, Larry Masinter wrote:
> This is also a good example of "Better support for tables". While XML2RFC supports tables, the ASCII output is hard to read.

The other problem with the XML2RFC table support is that it is very 
different from HTML tables. This should be fixed.

Regards,    Martin.

> Should authors be allowed or discouraged from styling tables? (Separating lines, alignment, etc.)?
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> Larry
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org [mailto:rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org] On Behalf Of Peter Saint-Andre
> Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:08 PM
> To: Iljitsch van Beijnum
> Cc: rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org
> Subject: Re: [rfc-i] Use of unicode
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> On 4/24/12 1:51 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
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>> Of course I'm not opposed to such examples where they make sense,
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> That's really all we're talking about here. Can we agree that we're in
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> violent agreement and end this thread?
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> As one instance of such examples, consider the six lines at the bottom
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> of page 7 of RFC 5892:
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> 00DF; PVALID     # LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S
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> 03C2; PVALID     # GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA
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> 06FD; PVALID     # ARABIC SIGN SINDHI AMPERSAND
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> 06FE; PVALID     # ARABIC SIGN SINDHI POSTPOSITION MEN
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> 0F0B; PVALID     # TIBETAN MARK INTERSYLLABIC TSHEG
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> 3007; PVALID     # IDEOGRAPHIC NUMBER ZERO
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> It would be friendlier for those lines to be something like this:
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> 00DF; PVALID     # ß LATIN SMALL LETTER SHARP S
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> 03C2; PVALID     # ς GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA
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> 06FD; PVALID     # ۽ ARABIC SIGN SINDHI AMPERSAND
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> 06FE; PVALID     # ۾ ARABIC SIGN SINDHI POSTPOSITION MEN
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> 0F0B; PVALID     # ་ TIBETAN MARK INTERSYLLABIC TSHEG
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> 3007; PVALID     # 〇 IDEOGRAPHIC NUMBER ZERO
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