[rfc-i] support for tables (from RFC 5892)

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Wed Apr 25 09:19:22 PDT 2012


>Right.   The HTML table model is nontrivial and it would be optimistic
>to assume you could reproduce them in any other output format unless
>you went through HTML first (which would be a plausible way to
>generate PDF) - but classic-lineprinter output might simply be
>impossible.

I dunno.  Lynx does an adequate job of rendering HTML tables on fixed
pitch terminals.

We certainly don't need the full generality of HTML tables, but I have
to agree that xml2rfc's are pretty lame.

R's,
John


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