[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Martin Rex mrex at sap.com
Wed May 16 03:32:13 PDT 2012


Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> 
> On 5/15/12 6:07 PM, "Martin Rex" <mrex at sap.com> wrote:
> 
> > I'm pretty sure that there are less than 1 in 200 RFCs where this
> > would make sense at all.
> 
> I dispute that, particularly if you count the RFCs that SHOULD have
> internationalization concerns.  Regardless, 1 in 200 is still a ton of
> documents.  If this feature isn't important to you, don't use it.  But
> please don't get in the way of other people trying to do good work just
> because you work at a layer of the stack that you think non-English-speakers
> never see.

I'm sorry for the confusion.  I meant 1 in 200 RFCs with a vital(!)
importance to illustrate positioning and shape of non-ASCII glyphs.
I18N considerations in most RFCs can do just fine without it
(it would not have been possible to produce the last 15 years
 of ASCII RFCs if it wasn't).

-Martin


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