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From: Jan Kundrát <jkt@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 15:07:05 +0200
Xavier Neys wrote:
> Some doc dev complained that comparing the dates would not work if two
> updates occurred in the same day. True. Comparing the versions is a bit
> more complex and involves two extra scans of the handbooks (the original
> and the translated one). It's fast enough IMO. My <300Mhz test box still
> delivers handbook chapters under the second. Note that it is still not
> 100% fool-proof. If a chapter disappears from the original, the mention
> of a more recent original would not appear on the translations because
> the xsl scans the original and compares the version with the version of
> the file that is included at the same position (part/chapter-wise) in
> the translation. That has not happened yet.
> 
> I'm not going to parse the version strings to try to quantify the amount
> of changes that occurred because 1) versions are not structured 2) a
> single bump could mean a small or a big change, and vice-versa for more
> bumps. Displaying the date of the original should be a good indication.

Thanks, I like this idea. Am I correct when I assume that it will check
both handbook-$ARCH.xml and hb-$foo-$bar.xml when displaying only one
chapter and all files for current $ARCH when doing ?full=1 ?

Cheers,
-jkt

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