Word works fine for printing RFC's (txt version). However, you may need to
decrease the Top and Bottom margins a little to fit it on one page. To make all
pages identical, you should also add one line at the beginning of the document
(page brakes are interpreted as page brake + new line which adds one empty line
in top of page 2...end, but not on page 1). But as you say, page brakes are
From: Dharani Vilwanathan [mailto:dharani(_at_)lucent(_dot_)com]
Sent: den 28 mars 2001 21:51
To: Bora Akyol
Cc: Keith Moore; ietf(_at_)ietf(_dot_)org
Subject: Re: RFCs in PDF
Doesnt WORD preserve it? I thought WORD works well for RFCs.
OSPFv2 RFC didnt print
Bora Akyol wrote:
The only way I have found on Win 2K to print RFCs while preserving
formatting is to ps-print them from emacs running on Windows.
You can even print to a networked printer.
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Keith Moore wrote:
At one time I was told by several folks that Windows
users have a difficult
time dealing with RFCs because there is no program that
ships with Windows
that can print RFCs while preserving page breaks. (of
course, some people
might be content to view RFCs on a screen, but the people
who were complaining
were in fact printer developers - who presumably prefer
This was a few years ago, so perhaps this situation has
But just on a whim I decided to produce a set of RFCs in
PDF and solicit
feedback about how useful they are.
p.s. Don't expect these to be any more beautiful than
their originals -
the goal has been to reproduce them faithfully, not to
pretty them up.