[rfc-i] Following up from Atlanta

Ted Lemon mellon at fugue.com
Wed Dec 5 05:20:25 PST 2012


On Dec 5, 2012, at 3:00 AM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is really important is that graphics and some aspects of
> formatting (such as list layouts) survive the processes of storage,
> transmission, presentation and printing. Historically, a fixed-width
> ASCII-only format has been the way we guaranteed that. The real question
> is whether this has changed.

xml2rfc does this just fine.

Personally, though, I'd rather that drawings were done with SVG or something, and then rendered as ascii art for tty-lovers, because I find that in general it's quite difficult to express anything interesting using hand-drawn ascii art.



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