in the right font,
the correct single font choice for the IETF is original
twelve-point monospace Courier.
Lloyd Wood lloyd(_dot_)wood(_at_)yahoo(_dot_)co(_dot_)uk
From: Adrian Farrel <adrian(_at_)olddog(_dot_)co(_dot_)uk>
To: 'Spencer Dawkins at IETF' <spencerdawkins(_dot_)ietf(_at_)gmail(_dot_)com>
Sent: Thursday, 20 July 2017, 0:45
Subject: RE: Slides, eye charts, and a beg for readability
I do think that if the slides were available to be posted ahead of time, the
chairs could make sure they are appropriate, sufficiently few in number, in the
right font, etc., and the participants who want to could look at the slides in
To be honest, posting slides ahead of time is not rocket science and wen it
doesn't happen it is often (barring the usual excuses) pretty unprofessional.
Am I being overly smug?
Aren't all the slides posted in the meeting materials at least 24 hours ahead
of time to allow us to download them, use our own preferred tools, struggle
with English not being our native language, and so on?
Well, MINE were in TSVAREA, but that's not always true. I sat in one meeting
that had no slides uploaded at all. Not naming names, because the responsible
person supervising that meeting was sitting in front of me, and was also
noticing that lack of meeting materials.
Alternatively, if we were going to tell people it's a good plan to listen to
the audio and try to stay synchronized on their own copies of the slides, we
could save the Meetecho people a lot of aggravation, and ISOC a fair amount of
But let's not do that, OK?