[rfc-i] Following up from Atlanta
Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)
jhildebr at cisco.com
Wed Dec 5 22:18:49 PST 2012
On 12/5/12 1:02 PM, "Nico Williams" <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)
><jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:
>> On 12/5/12 11:51 AM, "Nico Williams" <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
>>>Agreed. If browsers had what I need then I might drop my request for
>>>text. Eventually the browsers will all get there (and maybe Opera has
>>>all that I need); maybe I should preemptively stop asking for text.
>>>Something for me to think about.
>> The prototype I did allowed you to overwrite the RFC editor's default
>> with your own fonts, colors, etc. The idea was that if you're using the
>> default look and feel, you could treat the document as canonical.
>I'll have to look at it. Link, again?
> How do I get regexp support?
elinks -dump draft-hildebrand-html-rfc-2012-07-29.html | grep -i unicode
Or just search the .html, if you prefer.
>(I also would love it if xml2rfc were to set id attributes that are
>useful for navigating the DOM, and for browsers to have nice,
>keyboard- and mouse-based DOM navigation. These missing features are
>why I like a regular text format that I can trivially search for the
>things I am looking for. Yes, I'm very lazy, which is why I wrote
The tooling above generates id's for most everything.
>Yeah, but I don't buy it. Sorry, if you're reading an RFC you should
Maybe. Some of the experiments we did a couple of months ago (including
putting the first non-ASCII codepoint several pages down into the text
below where a heuristic search would guess UTF-8) had several folks
thinking it wasn't good enough.
>Also, garbage on a tty happens -plenty- and it's not
>the end of the world. If someone is still running a non-UTF-8 locale,
>well, they can still find ways to view UTF-8 content; also: they
>should switch as soon as practicable (I know, legacy, legacy, legacy).
I personally am fine with that; was just repeating where we had ended up
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