[rfc-i] Requirement for "clear printing"

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Wed Feb 20 07:08:49 PST 2013



On 2/20/2013 1:37 AM, Ole Jacobsen wrote:
> I *can* imagine a future in which we have RFCs that look just as
> "professional" as ITU or ISO standards, complete with line graphics,
> widown and orphan control, carefully chosen fonts, perhaps even a
> column that runs alongside a graphic (".... the diagram on the left
> shows ....").
>
> Most of this ONLY makes sense for documents that are really PRINTED
> in the traditional sense (or displayed as PDF files, but not reflowed
> or otherwise subject to user preferences or device constraints).


Actually, everything you listed, above, works nicely on any normal 
display, with an epub format, and often with an html format. They don't 
require printing at all.

d/

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  Dave Crocker
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