[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Wed May 23 14:15:29 PDT 2012


On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:51 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch at muada.com>wrote:


> And browsers _can_ print HTML, it's just that the results aren't as pretty
> as they could be. That could improve over time, though, especially as RFCs
> are a large body of publications that people tend to print which people
> implementing browsers are familiar with.
>

As of today, all modern browsers, when printing the html output of xml2rfc,
produce immensely more readable hardcopy than anything I can generate from
the lineprinter format.

 -Tim


>
> By the way, see this discussion and its sample doc:
>
> http://www.alistapart.com/articles/boom
> http://people.opera.com/howcome/2005/ala/sample.html
>
> So in 2005 the functionality that we'd need was experimental, but it
> apparently hasn't been included in popular browsers since then.
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