[rfc-i] not just 'lineprinter' (was Re: Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt)

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Mon Jun 30 14:09:27 PDT 2014


On 6/30/14, 2:57 PM, "Joe Touch" <touch at isi.edu> wrote:

>> On Jun 30, 2014, at 1:31 PM, "Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)"
>><jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 6/30/14, 2:09 PM, "Dave Crocker" <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I thought the question was /whether/ to generate the ^L, and not
>>>whether
>>> it is feasible.
>> 
>> OK, that's a perfectly fine question.  What software do most people have
>> available to them that can process the ^L?  My assertion, based on my
>>last
>> message, is "basically none".
>
>Wordpad is still free on all windows pcs.

Got anything that works on Macs or Linux?

Again, it's not that there exist options, but that most options don't
work, calling into question the utility of having ^L at all.  If the
target market can't use the feature, the feature is broken.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand





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