[rfc-i] Comments on draft-iab-rfcformatreq

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Mon Dec 17 16:29:30 PST 2012

On 12/17/12 1:00 PM, "Ted Lemon" <mellon at fugue.com> wrote:

>On Dec 17, 2012, at 2:35 PM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor)
><rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:
>> Rather than get in to too much detail, I'm
>> working on wording to the effect of "document has to be readable even if
>> UTF-8 characters do not display properly".
>I thought Dave's proposed wording captured the distinction quite
>accurately.   The text you are proposing appears to completely forbid the
>use of UTF-8, since if UTF-8 doesn't display correctly, then clearly the
>document isn't readable.

All ASCII-7 is valid UTF-8, so you'll want to be more clear.  Perhaps
"codepoints greater than U+007F" would work.

Joe Hildebrand

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