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Re: questions for the main TODO file

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: questions for the main TODO file
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 21:57:34 +0100
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On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 09:53:14PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I would like to stop changing the code and instead prepare for the 
>     (pre)release.  Is it ok?
> Yes.  I thought we were :).

I managed to find old mails, FIXME and TODO here and there to have
reasons to keep on hacking...

>       - HTML: different splits for different chapters?
>     What does it mean?
> The idea, as I recall (years ago), was that a manual might have some
> chapters that are very long and could benefit by being split at
> sections, while other chapters are very short and don't need to be
> split.
> I don't think it's worth the trouble to think about.  Let's skip it.

You mean remove it from the TODO, or skip it for now?  My feeling is that
this should not be too hard to implement, but I doubt this would be used

>       - XML: cannot be loaded directly in a browser; why not?
>     That does not seems strange to me...  How could a browser understand a 
>     random XML dialect and do something right with it?
> Because it's supposed to be able to look up the DTD and do something.
> But I don't really know, or care.  Fine to remove.  If some user runs
> into it, we can research again.

I have added your explanation.


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