[rfc-i] artwork width in v3?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Aug 28 10:25:52 PDT 2019


On 28.08.2019 18:20, Kent Watsen wrote:
>
>>> With PDF-output, a smaller font could be used, but how would ~90 chars
>>> work in the plain-text output?
>>
>> Well, just like 80 chars output, just wider :-)
>
> You mean, the text runs off the Right side of the page?  Information lost?

Resize your terminal window, or set it to wrap long lines?

>>> Perhaps, in conjunction with the artwork-folding draft, currently in
>>> IESG Last Call?
>>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-netmod-artwork-folding
>>
>> That's an interesting proposal. From the abstract it sounds like it's
>> not going to be needed in HTML output, right?
>
> Yes.  Ideally the HTML-output would have the original/unfolded inclusion
> text, rendering a horizontal scrollbar when needed, enabling the
> full-width to the viewed on screen.

Ack. FWIW, I don't think we should spend too much time on optimizing
plain text output.

Best regards, Julian


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