[rfc-i] [xml2rfc] will <vspace=n> disappear

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Oct 23 23:01:33 PDT 2014


On 2014-10-24 00:31, Charlie Perkins wrote:
> Hello Julian,
>
> For other use cases:
> - I already mentioned that some lists belong on a single page

Yes, and I believe the formatter has sufficient information already.

> - Similarly a figure caption should be on the same page as the figure

Yes. Why does the formatter need a hint for that?

> - I prefer not to have a single line of a section alone on a page,
>     especially for short sections.  If the section header appears
>     alone at the bottom of a page that is even worse.

Again. No hint needed.

> One way to find out the use cases is to have xml2rfc report
> when people use page break, analyze the need, propose a
> better solution, and verify with the document writer.  I reckon
> that darned near 100% of the writers would be glad to help,
> and after a few months the temporary page break feature
> could be removed.

I'd prefer to do it exactly the other way around.

Best regards, Julian



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