[rfc-i] Use of unicode

Joe Hildebrand jhildebr at cisco.com
Tue Apr 24 00:54:34 PDT 2012

On 4/23/12 9:56 PM, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp> wrote:

> One thing I was thinking about was that the RFC editor could use a tool
> that extracts all non-ASCII characters from the document and lists them
> by frequency and "derived age" (that's the character property in Unicode
> that tells you in which version of Unicode the character was first
> encoded). Although not failsafe, that would give some clue about the
> probability that the character renders reasonably.

I was thinking of something much less tool-intensive.  Everyone reads the
I-D in their favorite browser.  If someone can't read a character in a
mainstream browser on a mainstream OS, the WG finds a work-around, or
decides to live with it and files a bug on the software.

Joe Hildebrand

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