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

Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> Sun, 31 January 2021 15:22 UTC

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From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [xml2rfc] Unicode box-drawing for a new --table-borders value?
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On 2021-01-31 08:26, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> On Sat 2021-01-30 14:08:20 -0500, John Levine wrote:
>> The text version is basically to provide some degree of backward
>> compatibility. If you want a version that is easy to read, I encourage
>> you to open your web browser and look at the HTML version.
> 
> I do ☺ But i hear that some people still end up reading the txt
> version, and i'd like them to have cleanly-drawn tables when they do.

I actually did this by creating a table as ascii-art but unfortunately
the box-characters didn't always follow the monospace scheme so I had to
revert to the standard table.

Here it is BTW: https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-rundgren-json-canonicalization-scheme-09#appendix-B

It doesn't look OK on Android.

Anders

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