[rfc-i] Non-ASCII characters in txt RFCs

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Mon Nov 5 05:06:04 PST 2018


I've got a working group draft that includes two names in the 
Acknowledgements that needs non-Ascii characters.

I've written the xml as:

    Petr Špaček,Ondřej Sury

which renders nicely in html but the xml2rfc engine renders the txt 
version as...

    Petr Špaček, Ondřej Sury

RFC 7997, Section 3.2 appears to require two difference versions of 
source code, one for html and pdf, producing the native characters, and 
one for txt producing.  The example it gives shows:

>     Patrik (See PDF for non-ASCII character string)
>    (Faltstrom), (See PDF for non-ASCII character string) (William Chan)

So what is the safe convention for a single xml source code that will 
get reasonable rendering in both html and txt?


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking

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