Re: request to make the "tools version" of the agenda the default

Loa Andersson <loa@pi.nu> Fri, 30 November 2012 15:11 UTC

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John,

I took this request as request to change the default, given that the
tool-version is what I use (mostly) that change would be beneficial,
but I'd be reluctant to see the HTML-version go away immediately.

/Loa

On 2012-11-30 15:51, John C Klensin wrote:
>
>
> --On Thursday, 29 November, 2012 10:11 -0800 Wes Hardaker
> <wjhns1@hardakers.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> So, the 'tools version' with all the wonderful spiffy links to
>> helpful things (the materials, the etherpad, the ...) and the
>> spiffy highlighting ability (Dark Red!  I love dark red!) has
>> been very stable and highly useful for quite a while now.  But
>> the default link on the web page still points to the
>> less-useful HTML version (which has a link at the top to get
>> to the tools version).
>
> FWIW, I agree that the "tools version" is better in every way
> that I can think of than the static HTML version.  But for those
> of us who are still enough members of the dinosaur age to still
> sometimes read things on WiFi-free airplanes and trains and
> (shudder) still sometimes mark up paper, _please_ don't
> implement this change the way the change to the I-D
> announcements was done, i.e., by forcing a several-stage
> click-through process to get to whatever versions are not the
> preferred version of the year.
>
>     john
>
>
>
>
>

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