On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, John Clews wrote:
> I would however like to draw your attention to formatting problems
> with the document as currently issued. These problems relate to
> (a) highlighting of text and (b) paragraph numbering.
> (a) highlighting of text
> When text has been highlighted, A...@ is often used (presumably the
> result of transfer from WordPerfect to Word format). Please could you
> reissue the document with these removed, as it makes for confusing
> reading, particularly when 2-letter codes or 3-letter codes are
I don't see that at all looking at it under Word. Perhaps it is from the
transfer or incompatible versions or something?
> (b) paragraph numbering.
> Is it possible to send a version of this with the clauses and
> subclauses listed (for instance)
> as 1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, etc., rather than as embedded
> numbered headings? It is difficult to refer to the document as it
> stands, as even on the first page I could see two apparent sections
> The first apparent 1.2 relates to 3.3 Role of observers (and I'm not
> sure where the 3.3 comes in) and the second 1.2 relates to Procedures
> for conducting business by electronic mail.
We'll work on this.
> Please could these be renumbered as
> 1.1.2 3.3 Role of observers
> 1.2 Procedures for conducting business by electronic mail
> to avoid confusion?
> > I do plan to edit documents N2 and N3 as well as all the work we
> > agreed upon on the Web site. I just haven't yet had time.
> In passing, and I hope I avoid stating the obvious,
> N2 Rules of procedure for conducting business (Draft) 2000-01-13
> N3 Working principles for ISO 639 maintenance (Draft) 2000-01-13
> if reedited should be issued as N2R and N3R.
> Best regards
> John Clews
> John Clews, SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Rd, Harrogate, HG2 7PG
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