[rfc-i] feedback on draft-hoffman-rfcformat-canon-others-00, was: RFC Format - final requirements and next steps

Phillip Hallam-Baker hallam at gmail.com
Fri May 18 12:16:16 PDT 2012

or you can do 'more rfc 12345' and have the pagination be all different.


On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 3:23 AM, John Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
>>Being able to do "cat rfc12345.*" or open the file in a browser and
>>have it display in a reasonable way would be good.
> When I do "cat rfc12345.txt" the text whips past and leaves only the
> last 30 lines or so visible in the window.  So the current format
> totally fails that test.
> This argument is getting really silly, you know.  The number of
> fundamentally different devices on which people are likely to read
> RFCs isn't that great: computers with big screens, computery things
> with small screens, sheets of paper, assistive devices, maybe one or
> two more that I can't think of right now.  People read lots of
> documents on all of them every day.  I don't understand why people are
> so desperate to reinvent a wheel that happens to be 11 inches high and
> 8.5 inches wide.
> R's,
> John
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