[rfc-i] Re: troff/nroff macros for RFCs and I-Ds

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Sun Jan 30 14:54:47 PST 2005


  *> 
  *> I've always gotten the advice to refer to pieces of documents by their
  *> section number, not page number, to avoid the postscript/ASCII page
  *> number differences.

Actually, there is a more important reason for this advice.  The RFC
Editor expects to be able to(and does) modify the page breaks in ASCII
RFCs, changing the pagination.  Life is a whole lot better if this does
not cause typos in page references.

Bob Braden


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