[rfc-i] RFC Series publishes first RFC with non-ASCII characters
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Oct 24 06:29:50 PDT 2017
On 2017-09-22 18:54, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> That's an excellent question. I think this is something to discuss with
> both the IESG and the Tools Team, though I am fairly confident that
> "right now" isn't possible. An idnits update is one of the tools
> contracted for, and is not yet complete (see the expected timeline here:
> https://trac.tools.ietf.org/tools/ietfdb/wiki/FormatToolsPlan). Also,
Currently says "End of January". Note that all I'm asking for is a way
to disable the "all ASCII" check.
> we've seen that the datatracker isn't rendering non-ASCII characters
> correctly in the PDF automatically generated from RFC 8187
> (https://trac.tools.ietf.org/tools/ietfdb/ticket/2370). So, there is
> still some work to do before this will all work.
FWIW, this is not about the PDF (which is fine), but the fact that
datatrackers's TXT-to-HTML conversion doesn't work properly (in contract
to the one used for the HTML on tools.ietf.org).
It would be awesome to see some progress here.
Best regards, Julian
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