Re: Display measurement standard with abundant humor

Subject: Re: Display measurement standard with abundant humor
From: "B.J. Smith" <bjsmith -at- ucar -dot- edu>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:59:06 -0600

I like it. Maybe a little overdone.

BTW, here are some additional thoughts on the blank page:

http://bjsmith.tumblr.com/post/15704473576/no-pages-left-blank

Cheers.

B.J.

On 6/6/2012 11:02 AM, Paul Goble wrote:

The new display measurement standard from the International Committee for
Display Metrology and the Society for Information Display takes an unusual
approach to "This page was intentionally left blank." I'm accustomed to
seeing humor in RFC's, but not in stodgy metrology standards. I think the
self-conscious humor is a nice touch, though I don't think I'd ever do
something so controversial in any of my documents.

Over the top, or appropriate?

http://65.38.182.180/ICDM/IDMSLicenseDownload.aspx (563-pages, 50 MB PDF,
free, with a reasonable license)

(By the way, in between the psychophysics in-jokes, the standard includes
lots of interesting stuff for anyone interested in the technical aspects of
human vision and information display.)


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