Two guys from Microsoft (Hain & Gahrns) recently wrote an Internet Draft on
the subject of using MS Word for RFC-type documents. See:
This I-D has all the calculations for margins and such. Thanks to Ira for
originally pointing this out to me a few weeks ago.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hastings, Tom N
> Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 7:46 PM
> To: Gocek, Gary; 'Ron Bergman'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; Manros, Carl-Uno; Herriot, Bob; McDonald,
> Ira at Sharp;
> McDonald, Ira at Xerox
> Subject: RE: PMP> RE: Comments on
> Ron and Gary,
> About indenting by 3 spaces (we've never done it for IPP
> drafts, but the RFC editor went to the trouble of changing
> the text for us and inserting the three leading spaces). So
> doing it ahead of time will help get things done faster, I
> would assume.
> You could redefine the plain text style to be indented 3
> spaces. However, you'd want to introduce another style for
> the actual MIB which doesn't want to be intended. Also in
> the text portion there are several excerpts from other MIBs
> that already have leading spaces and will cause line wrap if
> they are indented an additional 3 spaces for the plain text style.
> So may if the plain text styles for MIB data is changed to
> some new style, say, mib, which doesn't have the indent, that
> it will be straightforward.
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