[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed May 23 14:32:15 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-23 23:22, Joe Touch wrote:
>
>
> On 5/23/2012 1:51 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>> On 23 May 2012, at 22:25 , Joe Touch wrote:
>> ...
>> Well, obviously printing is still a requirement, even though IMO the
>> display on screens takes precedence. Your assumption is that if the
>> format is HTML it must be possible to print from a browser. However,
>> this could also happen through a separate tool, or by having alternative
>> print-ready versions published by the RFC Editor.
>
> So 2 solutions to printing, assuming we go with HTML:
>
> 1) use another tool
> when I proposed that ^L was still useful, I suggested
> a widely available included tool on an existing OS,
> and was mocked for needing to resize the font
>
> 2) use another layout
>
> we just as easily generate "display on a ridiculous device"
> formats for those who insist on wanting to read RFCs on
> 4" smartphone displays too ;-)
> ...

or ...

3) just print the HTML, and declare that whatever Firefox makes out of 
it is good enough.

Best regards, Julian


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