[rfc-i] Requirement for "consistent printing"
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Feb 21 03:22:33 PST 2013
On 2013-02-21 12:00, Yoav Nir wrote:
> On Feb 21, 2013, at 12:43 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 2013-02-21 09:44, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>>> On 20/02/2013 19:25, Nico Williams wrote:
>>>> Martin, no one has said you should use section numbers alone. We've
>>>> been saying "section number and paragraph number". What's wrong with
>>> What is the meaning of "paragraph" in a MIB module? I think Martin
>>> is absolutely correct for a large MIB module, although for normal text
>>> one can manage with references like "the 13th paragraph in section 1.2.3",
>>> although it's quite clumsy.
>> Or, in a MIB module
>> Just make the author assign usable anchors.
> Text paragraphs can be assigned numbers (and anchors) automatically. But take a look at this thing (the first draft that comes from googling "draft mib site:ietf.org":
> Section 7 begins on page 8, and ends on page 63. The XML has it as a series of figure elements. We could have those elements numbered, I guess, but what if they had made it one single giant figure?
If it hurts, don't do it.
> The definitions list in section 6.2 is also a bit long, so that we'd want some pointers in the middle. But do we number every element in a list?
No, you assign meaningful anchors for reference.
Best regards, Julian
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