[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Thu May 24 07:58:25 PDT 2012

On May 23, 2012, at 9:10 PM, Joe Hildebrand <jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:

> On 5/23/12 4:36 PM, "Joe Touch" <touch at isi.edu> wrote:
>> I'm channeling the "I don't ever want to print it out, so I don't care
>> how pretty it is" response *I* just received, in case the sarcasm wasn't
>> apparent...
> Perhaps you misunderstood my question then.  I want to know what functional
> requirements you're missing from HTML printouts today.  That's a far cry
> from saying I don't care how pretty it is.

I don't agree with your question. Or maybe I should just turn it around - what *functional* requirements does txt not meet on smartphones?

>> We have an incomplete solution right now that causes some pain in some
>> corners. I really wonder whether we're just pushing around a giant
>> marshmallow in a cage, just to have it pop out somewhere else - i.e.,
>> causing pain in a *different* corner, but not removing the overall
>> amount of pain at all.
> Let's never change then.  IPv4 was probably good enough.

As per my other post, change is fine if we know the cost. The cost isn't zero, and it is different for each of us.


> -- 
> Joe Hildebrand

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