[rfc-i] draft-iab-rfcformatreq-01: fixed-width != ASCII

Marc Blanchet marc.blanchet at viagenie.ca
Fri Jan 25 07:26:21 PST 2013


Le 2013-01-25 à 10:20, John Levine a écrit :

>> Just to add a small wrinkle: IF the objective is to define a new 
>> format for the "pretty" (printed) version of an RFC ...
> 
> I would be much happier if the objective were specifically *not* to
> define new or old display formats for an RFC.

+1.

> 
> If the canonical format contains sufficient information, people should
> be able to produce whatever display formats they find useful.  It
> seems likely that for convenience the RSE will provide some formatted
> versions for download,

+1 

Marc.

> including one similar to the current line
> printer format for the benefit of people who, being at the cutting
> edge of Internet technology, cannot tolerate any change whatsoever.
> But that's up to Heather.
> 
> R's,
> John
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