[rfc-i] Who uses Word, was Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Tue May 29 10:51:03 PDT 2012



On 5/28/2012 10:05 AM, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> On 5/28/12 9:29 AM, "Joe Touch"<touch at isi.edu>  wrote:
>
>> IMO, there's a problem if the need for automated - vs manually assisted -
>> checks to code and ABNF, and many other of the "requirements" that have come
>> out of this discussion, such as containment marking suddenly dumb down our
>> ability to use widely available word processing software to write an ID or
>> RFC.
>
> Your dismissive use of quotes around "requirements" doesn't make the ideas
> less interesting - it just makes us proud of your rhetorical skills.

You're adding requirements that have not been stated before.

We need a list of requirements to determine what solutions exist, or 
whether there is no solution at all.

Joe


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