[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Thu May 24 15:19:46 PDT 2012



On 5/24/2012 3:16 PM, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> On 5/24/12 3:04 PM, "Joe Touch"<touch at isi.edu>  wrote:
>
>> As Iljitsch noted, e.g., the current XML uses nested tags that Word has
>> trouble generating. If we look more at what kind of stuff Word DOES
>> generate, that's a hint at what might be feasible in Word.
>
> It's a reasonable discussion to have whether sections contain sections, or
> whether we just use the heading number (h1-h6) to intuit relationships.  I
> don't have a strong preference.  The CSS is probably a *little* easier with
> containing, but it's doable either way.

Heading marking is easy - and already supported. As per below, it may be 
easy to change the particular tag.

Section marking isn't AFAICT, though.

>
>> See http://www.isi.edu/touch/pubs/tcp-ao-html/
>>
>> Note - it already indents and reflows. Yes, it's still using fixed-width
>> fonts, and also still uses ASCII diagrams. Ignore the colors - they're
>> there as a helper for authors.
>
> Make your browser very narrow, and navigate to section 4.1, please.  Note
> that your ascii art gets mangled, since it's not wrapped in a<pre>  tag (or
> a div with style whitespace: pre).

I know that - it's not complete, as I noted.

I'm not sure yet how to force Word to spit out the right tags...

Joe


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