[rfc-i] diagram issues

Ted Lemon mellon at fugue.com
Thu Jun 26 11:55:52 PDT 2014


On Jun 26, 2014, at 2:50 PM, Joe Touch <touch at isi.edu> wrote:
> FWIW, Word documents I wrote still open, including a paper from 1986 and my disseration from 1991.

So you would argue that we should release RFCs as Word documents?   This is popular in other SDOs--it's not an unreasonable suggestion from that perspective.

> I just spoke with a colleague who wanted to post his 1989 PhD dissertation online and cannot because it is in a combination of LaTeX and grap, and he can't recover archival versions of the software compatible with the format he used at the time.

Huh.   To bad it's a binary format that can't trivially be hacked over by a sed script to bring it up to date.



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