[rfc-i] Referring to specific paragraphs, Re: draft-rfc-image-files-03

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Apr 12 06:06:04 PDT 2012


On 2012-04-12 14:56, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 4/11/12 11:50 PM, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>> On 4/11/12 8:13 PM, "Paul E. Jones"<paulej at packetizer.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> It would be trivial for a post-processing tool, for example, to assign
>>> unique IDs to every<p>  tag or<table>  tag, etc.
>>
>> +1
>>
>> We manage with HTML quite nicely at the XSF, and are able to understand our
>> references in conversation quite nicely.  I believe the W3C also manages to
>> function in this way.
>
> In my experience, pointers to sections, examples, and tables are very
> helpful. I use pointers to specific paragraphs less often. YMMD.

Indeed.

I usually cite a paragraph completely, and then give the pointer as a 
URI so that people can see the paragraph in context.

Best regards, Julian



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