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

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Tue Jun 24 07:55:17 PDT 2014



On 6/24/2014 7:48 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2014-06-24 16:35, Joe Touch wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 6/24/2014 4:04 AM, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) wrote:
>>> This does appear to convert plain text from normative to close to
>>> useless.
>>
>> +1
>>
>> I'm particularly concerned about the notion that figures that aren't
>> available as ASCII-art will be resolved using URLs.
>
> Do you have a better suggestion?

Either provide an ASCII-art version of the figure or *require* that the 
descriptive text is normative and that the figure is supplemental only.

Otherwise you've thrown out text as a viable stand-alone output format - 
which is too large a leap from the current state.

Joe


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