[rfc-i] open issues: small and mobile screens

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 08:00:00 PDT 2012


On 2012-06-04 15:16, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 11:08:03AM -0600, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>> On 6/3/12 4:37 AM, "Iljitsch van Beijnum" <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:
>>
>>> images where panning is an option. What I would like is to change the font
>>> size, like ebook readers let you do.
>> After reading a bit this morning, it looks like this is something that's
>> frustrating to many iPhone users.  There are other mobile browsers that do a
>> better job, which makes me hope that eventually they'll make it better.
> 
> Let's be clear here.
> 
> The _existing_ tools site html attempts to maintain the page layout of
> the line printer format.  Therefore, the text can't be reflowed, so it
> has to be tiny on the iphone screen.

How about the existing html output from xml2rfc?

e.g. http://www.ietf.org/tao.html

I normally use that for proof-reading my own drafts, and it resizes
as
narrow
as
you
want.

   Brian


> 
> The iPhone's Safari has lousy support for altering text size, yes, but
> normally on text that can be reflowed I can read most sites.  That's why
> 
>> http://cursive.net/lorem.html
> 
> this is completely readable to me.
> 
> Best,
> 
> A
> 


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