[cabfpub] Spurious spaces in BR PDFs

Ben Wilson ben.wilson at digicert.com
Mon Apr 25 20:52:48 UTC 2016

I welcome any suggestions that make it easier for me to upload these PDFs based on the GitHub version.  (Email them to me and I’ll upload them instead of the Word-based ones)


From: public-bounces at cabforum.org [mailto:public-bounces at cabforum.org] On Behalf Of Jacob Hoffman-Andrews
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2016 2:31 PM
To: Alex Wight (awight) <awight at cisco.com>
Cc: Dean Coclin <Dean_Coclin at symantec.com>; CABFPub <public at cabforum.org>
Subject: [cabfpub] Spurious spaces in BR PDFs


(Changing subject)


On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Alex Wight (awight) <awight at cisco.com <mailto:awight at cisco.com> > wrote:

  I'd like to address a formatting issue I've run into several times while attempting to search for something within the Baseline Requirements or copying+pasting from the document. 

  In the Baseline Requirements PDF document, unnecessary whitespace such as a tab character is introduced such that a couple of problems arise:


I've noticed the same problem. I definitely think it's something we should address. This may be one reason to start using the nice toolchain Peter Bowen developed to auto-generate PDFs from source documents, as described at https://cabforum.org/pipermail/public/2016-April/007214.html.


For instance, https://cabforum-travis-artifacts.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/builds/master/BR.pdf doesn't seem to have the problem with spurious spaces.

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