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Re: Clean up anchors

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-07-27 07:38:45 CEST

Joshua Varner wrote:
> On 7/10/05, Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> wrote:
>>Joshua Varner wrote:
>>>I found some minor problems related to the recent change that
>>>converted the anchors in faq.html to divs with ids.
>>What exactly are the problems?
>>Your patch rearranges some things, but it's not immediately obvious that the
>>rearrangements are an improvement.
> In r14858(kfogel), the FAQS were changed from having <a name> anchors
> to using div ids, the change was not without some difficulties which
> have mostly been resolved. The current page has fully functional
> links, but this patch improves the consistency of the formatting, by
> removing the last three <a name> anchors in the question text of the
> FAQs and making sure the divs work with this removal.
> The only id change for a FAQ is wedged-repos -> bdb-recovery which was
> made during the initial switch, I just changed all of the links in the
> file to match this change, and added an empty div to allow all third
> party links to continue working. The name change is very reasonable,
> since the word wedged does not appear until three questions later.
> In addition to consistency, this helps with some later patches I am
> working on by making it simpler to write scripts that operate on the
> FAQs.

It looks like one of the changes in this patch has already been made in
r15326, but the rest have not. Would a developer be willing to take a
look at this patch and review the changes remaining to be applied? If
not, I'll file a patch issue within a few days.

Michael W Thelen
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