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From: Alex Alexander <wired@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] metdata.dtd should require <herd/>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 18:35:14
Message-Id: 20091215171532.GA21885@cloud.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] metdata.dtd should require by Peter Volkov
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 06:19:00PM +0300, Peter Volkov wrote:
> So what we will do with this? It'll be great to fix dtd to follow our > requirements, but there is a problem: > > if we change dtd like this: > > <!ELEMENT pkgmetadata ( herd+, (maintainer|longdescription|use|upstream)* )> > > we will force all metadata.xml files have strict order of tags: first > <herd/> then other tags. Currently there are about 200 ebuilds with > different order .
Forced ordering looks fine to me... we could announce the change, let devs fix their metadata during a short period of time (say, 2 weeks), then force-fix the ones left (200 is a small number) and apply the dtd fix. -- Alex Alexander :: wired Gentoo Developer