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> What I'd like to know is if anyone out there feels the opposite way.
> What advantages does section numbering have over doing away with the
First let me state that I am not *defending* the use of section
numbering. I just thought about your question, and came up with
a possible advantage.
Navigation. If I asked you to turn to the section on
encapsulation, you'd have to leaf through the entire document or
check the TOC to get a page number. But if I asked you to turn
to section 14.3, you could go directly to it. It's almost (but
not quite) as precise as if I had given you a page number.
I know, I know: So why not just use the page numbers?
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