[rfc-i] Data point [Re: Fwd:I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-utf8-rfcs-03.txt]
moore at cs.utk.edu
Wed Oct 8 06:34:12 PDT 2008
Martin Duerst wrote:
> - While I am too acustomed to read RFCs (and internet drafts) in
> plain text format, I very much understand others who don't like
> that format. Mind you, it is an imitation of typewriter technology,
> which is a very poor imitation of the rich typographic technology
> and tradition developped during centuries. Open any good book,
> and immagine it to be printed in a typewriter style, and I hope
> you know what I mean.
The interesting thing is that "rich typographic technology", if not used
very judiciously, is more of a distraction in technical documents than
an aid to readability.
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