[rfc-i] Request for feedback: the new CSS

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Dec 15 10:58:36 PST 2016


On 2016-12-15 18:38, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> ...
> Where I ended up with this was to say that extended Latin without the
> parenthetical ASCII equivalent is ok in company names. It is not (yet)
> OK for person names. This is me being conservative and wanting to be
> absolutely clear re: person names, which allowing a bit of
> experimentation with company names. I recognize that other publishers
> don't treat this kind of thing the same way. We will adapt over time as
> technology evolves and this guidance re: using nonASCII characters in
> RFCs will almost certainly evolve too.
>
> The characters must work for more than just browsers, and I'm having
> rather mixed results with text readers for even extended latin characters.
> ...

"text readers" == "programs displaying plain text files"?


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