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Re: svn commit: r14931 - trunk/www

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-06-04 21:02:38 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> maxb@tigris.org writes:
>> Log:
>> Run 'www/validate.sh', and fix errors so discovered.
>> Note: Includes changes to some ID attributes which were not valid XML
>> names.
>>
>> * www/project_links.html: Fix bogus tag.
>> * www/faq.html: Fix bogus tags. Change ID "301-error" to
>> "http-301-error".
>> Fix some bogus IDs which were incorrect duplicates of other FAQ
>> items!
>> * www/roadmap.html: Escape ampersands as entities.
>> * www/svn_1.2_releasenotes.html: Escape ampersands as entities.
>> Change ID "1.0-deprecation" to "svn-1.0-deprecation".
>> * www/index.html: Fix bogus tags.
>> * www/project_tasks.html: Fix bogus tags. Escape ampersands as entities.
>
> I understand the desire for valid names, but how serious a problem
> were these causing? By removing them, we're potentially breaking
> links. It might be better to leave the old names for compatibility,
> while still adding the new names (so that links created from now on
> don't exacerbate the problem).

The old names are absolutely invalid IDs in an XML document - they actually
cause validation to fail.

There is no way to retain the old IDs without rendering the page invalid.

Max.

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