[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue May 15 10:48:54 PDT 2012


On 5/15/12 11:32 AM, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> On 5/15/12 11:13 AM, "Martin Rex" <mrex at sap.com> wrote:
> 
>> There would be the option for the visualization software to display
>> the page break with a simple horizontal line instead of
>> 2 blank lines + footer + FF + header + 2 blank lines,
>> and only the actual size of the latter seems to be the contentious issue.
> 
> Pages are an artifact of a world that is soon to no longer exist; I'd say
> this is one of the reasons why we're building an Internet in the first
> place.
> 
> The only case I think for page numbers is so that if you drop a printout,
> you can easily reorder the pages without printing again.
> 
> In other words, I disagree thoroughly with all of the assertions that we
> need page numbers in any of the electronic forms of documents.

A big +1 to that!

Peter

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