[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Wed May 23 17:37:21 PDT 2012



On 5/23/2012 5:03 PM, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> On 2012/05/24 7:36, Joe Touch wrote:
>
>> We have an incomplete solution right now that causes some pain in some
>> corners.
>
> Yes. And these corners are getting bigger and bigger, and are no longer
> just corners.
>
> Also, about the sillyness of reading RFCs on smartphones: For my
> eye-sight, it would be silly to want to read an RFC on a smartphone,
> even with variable line-breaking and much shorter lines. I would just
> not get enough text into one screenful to make a decent reading
> experience. But when I observe younger people, they read much smaller
> text, and with their eyesight, I'd have no problem reading RFCs on a
> smartphone, e.g. for checking something.

Whether someone CAN use an RFC on a smartphone is completely different 
from whether we need to optimize for that format.

They CAN do it now - either with the .txt, or the alternate HTML or PDF 
formats.

Joe


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