[rfc-i] limiting repertoire of Unicode characters allowed?
derhoermi at gmx.net
Wed Nov 20 14:08:47 PST 2013
* Larry Masinter wrote:
>I've been investigating some of the issues around PDF generation as well
>as "archival quality HTML".
>While Unicode support is widespread, not all characters have readily
>available glyphs in commonly available fonts. Are there freely
>available fonts which are appropriate for RFCs?
>a) have glyphs for the characters likely to appear in RFCs, either as
>examples or in name characters?
>b) proportional spacing, have a mono-space companion for ASCII art &
>code, such that proportional spacing and mono-space look good together.
>The font needs to be downloadable for HTML and embeddable for PDF.
Are those all your criteria, or does "appropriate for RFCs" include that
they need to be redistributable under a license compatible with what RFC
documents are usually available under?
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