Re: [Tools-discuss] [rfc-i] what metric replaces page-count?

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Sun, 11 April 2021 20:50 UTC

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From: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] [rfc-i] what metric replaces page-count?
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On 12-Apr-21 08:12, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On 2021-04-11, at 22:11, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> wrote:
>>
>> Signed PGP part
>>
>> If RFCs won't be paginated, how will I know approximately how long a document is?
> 
> Use the page count of the PDF then.
> (This is less stable over time, as the rendering may change, but probably as useful as the existing page count.)

Yes, my guess is that PDF will become the go-to version for people (such as lawyers and judges) who want page references for new-format RFCs.

    Brian