[rfc-i] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt

Thomas Clausen ietf at thomasclausen.org
Tue Jun 24 07:53:43 PDT 2014


On Jun 24, 2014, at 16:49, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/24/14 10:38 AM, Joe Touch wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> On 6/24/2014 5:54 AM, Paul Kyzivat wrote:
>>> As an alternative to page numbers, some doc formats use line or
>>> paragraph numbers, that are positioned in margin.  A TOC could reference
>>> these. Of course this would be yet another format.
>> 
>> At least one argument I heard for going to new formats is to allow
>> "reflow" of paragraphs for easier reading on various devices.
>> 
>> That would destroy the utility of line numbers.
> 
> But not paragraph numbers. (Assuming we could come up with a canonical way to assign paragraph numbers that is independent of format.
> 

Yes, paragraph numbers might be a patch on that particular issue.

> 	Thanks,
> 	Paul
> 
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