Re: [Tools-discuss] UTF-8 box characters with wavy lines in XML2RFC v3 draft

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 06 November 2019 08:27 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] UTF-8 box characters with wavy lines in XML2RFC v3 draft
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On Nov 6, 2019, at 08:51, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>; wrote:
> 
> We already embed the font (PT Mono).

…and PT Mono does contain the appropriate character, ► U+25BA BLACK RIGHT-POINTING POINTER, just not ▶ U+25B6 BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE.

I believe that, once the tools have stabilized, it will be easier to stay within a reasonable repertoire.  Instead of standardizing this in some rigid spec, it should be the RPC that guides the authors towards “reasonable” (and the tools should help with this).

Grüße, Carsten