[nycbug-talk] Diagrams.

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Mon Sep 12 09:44:52 EDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Isaac Levy <ike at blackskyresearch.net> wrote:
> On Sep 10, 2011, at 2:59 PM, Jan Schaumann wrote:
>> Isaac Levy <ike at blackskyresearch.net> wrote:
>>> (I recall years ago when I asked this on list someone shouted 'ASCII
>>> art', [a perfectly acceptable answer]).
>> I'm gonna second that one.  Actually "drawing" ascii can be a bit of a
>> pain, but that makes you actually think about the relationships and
>> visuals a bit more.  And you can just check them in to your VCS and even
>> plain diff them.
> Agreed, I do think ASCII art is a powerful way to embed well-defined concepts diagrams in text, yet it has limits,
> On Sep 10, 2011, at 6:40 PM, Jan Schaumann wrote:
>> George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>>> But ASCII art. . . LMAO.  That's fine for decent techs collaborating,
>>> but hardly presentable.  Although diffs add to the utility.
>> Hey, if it's good enough for RFCs...
> Excellent example on page 1:
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc768.txt
> Epic [page 22]:
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc793.txt

Just found it on the web, looks cool



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