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

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Mon Oct 27 09:04:51 PDT 2014


On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)
<jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:
> On 10/27/14, 2:31 PM, "Carsten Bormann" <cabo at tzi.org> wrote:
>>On 27 Oct 2014, at 15:12, Dale R. Worley <worley at ariadne.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Then we are, in effect, going to have to decide who we care about
>>> pleasing and who we do not care about pleasing.

Perhaps.

>>Or, depending on the complexity of such a solution, we might simply do
>>something that serves all constituencies.
>
> I doubt that's possible.  As a first step, you'll need to answer Julian's
> question about what a "page" means in the face of different paper sizes,
> screen sizes/resolutions, font sizes, etc.

Not really.  All we need to define is "page break".

> We've let pagination creep back in to the output formats we're going to
> produce, which I continue to think is a technical mistake for good
> political reasons.  I agree with Julian that once the HTML is being

You're wrong, at least as to some proposals (those that involve
indicating what text is more precious than other text as far as
breaking goes).

> produced consistently, linked to consistently, and we've provided adequate
> tools for diffs and commenting, most people will start with the HTML.

Nico
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