[rfc-i] Re: troff/nroff macros for RFCs and I-Ds

Bruce Lilly blilly at erols.com
Sun Jan 30 13:27:10 PST 2005

>  Date: 2005-01-29 15:13
>  From: Bill Fenner <fenner at research.att.com>
> I've always gotten the advice to refer to pieces of documents by their
> section number, not page number, to avoid the postscript/ASCII page
> number differences.

When practical, sure. But sometimes (comments, errata, etc.) it's
simpler to say "top of page 20" instead of "fifth sentence of the
fourth paragraph of section 3.2.1".

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