[rfc-i] non-ASCII characters in fixed-width sourcecode

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Wed Feb 17 09:38:27 PST 2016


That should be up to the editor, the consensus body, and the RSE.  I don't think the doc format needs to say anything about it.

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On 2/17/16, 10:05 AM, "rfc-interest on behalf of Larry Masinter" <rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org on behalf of masinter at adobe.com> wrote:

>I wonder about the use of non-ASCII characters within sourcecode sections creating  a constraint that can't be met, namely that the non-ASCII sequence can be presented in "fixed" widths.
>Unicode has combining characters, zero-width characters, double and half-width characters which don't have a "fixed-width" presentation.
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>I'm not sure if the remedy is to restrict non-ASCII examples in fixed-width fields, loosen the fixed-width requirements, or just make this an extra point of review.
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