Subject: Re: comment on tcp_input(): clarify "specification" [patch]
To: None <darcy@NetBSD.org, email@example.com>
From: List Mail User <track@Plectere.com>
Date: 05/19/2005 18:16:53
>In message <20050519104733.6d7853a8.darcy@NetBSD.org>,
>"D'Arcy J.M. Cain" writes:
>>Is it an absolute that the pages are always the same no matter what the
>>source of the RFC?
>For citation purposes: yes, absolutely. ASCII-format RFCs are
>pre-formatted with linefeeds and pagenumbers. Once released, RFCs are
>not changeable (instad, one issues a brand new RFC).
>Its decades ago now, but I think even the DoD Protocol Handbooks
>(three _very_ large, white, phonebook-style volumes) had the original
>RFC page-numbering above the DoD-protocol-handbook page number.
The DoD books have the RFC page numbers at the bottom center
of each page; The Handbooks' own page numbers below a solid line
below the RFC page number (they are still in reach).