On 7/2/09 at 4:05 PM +0100, Stewart Bryant wrote:
Tim Bray wrote:
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:01 AM, Iljitsch van
A much better solution would be HTML, if it's sufficiently constrained.
Or, gee, we could generalize to a very constrained XML
I certainly agree that some text-based markup with reasonable tools
for folks like Dave Mills (and others) to easily convert to a
readable (or listenable) format is absolutely essential. As Dave put
it, the current RFC format is "unfriendly, unnecessary, possibly
unethical and just plain wrong." I'd remove the "possibly."
The showstopper has always been with figures which need to do in
separate files. How do you manipulate the collection of files as a
At least with pdf you know you have the whole thing.
We've actually got a standard for that: RFC 2387 and its brethren.
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