[rfc-i] Data point [Re: Fwd:I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03.txt]

Henrik Levkowetz henrik at levkowetz.com
Wed Oct 8 11:30:21 PDT 2008

Hi Joe, Julian,

On 2008-10-08 18:57 Joe Touch said the following:
> Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Joe Touch wrote:
>>> Fails on RFC793 on IE.
>>> ...
>> Not particularly surprising as it doesn't use the standard
>> headers/footers that rfcmarkup expects.
> Understood. Seems like rfcmarkup should expect the FF character to be
> what creates the page break - I haven't looked at the code.

That's exactly what it does.

(Although if there are recognizable headers and footers and *no* FF
characters, it tries to synthetisize FF characters before generating
the html page breaks).

> The point is that users need to be able to read/print the .txt files -
> UTF-8 or otherwise.> It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone should
> only view these files through a processing script - though I appreciate
> its utility when available.



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