[rfc-i] Who uses Word, was Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Sun May 27 19:54:20 PDT 2012



On May 27, 2012, at 4:37 PM, "John R. Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> Well, since it was so easy, ...
> 
>> Check the drafts collection for current usage.
> 
> I did the crudest possible thing, grep through the files without checking for multiple versions of the same document.  There are 17,969 files in the i-d directory whose names end with .txt, of which 397 have the Word string.  Wow, that's 2%.  It's still way down in the noise, not worth any special effort 


The number that use UTF8 is zero. So no support needed for that eirher.  

More people might use word if they knew about it.  You found our there was a new version just today.  

Joe


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