Re: [xml2rfc] [xml2rfc-dev] Unicode box-drawing for a new --table-borders value?

Lars Eggert <> Sat, 30 January 2021 05:22 UTC

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On 2021-1-30, at 0:55, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <> wrote:
> Now that we can include unicode characters in our text documents, has
> anyone considered adding a new type of --table-borders flag that uses
> the unicode box-drawing characters?

I think that would be excellent, but AFAIK Unicode can (still) only be used in contact names (see the recent "Unicode in xml2rfc v3" thread over on rfc-interest@). I really hope we can just get to an agreement to allow Unicode anywhere in the document.