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From: "Jan Kundrát" <jkt@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 13:07:49
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents by Xavier Neys
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 -- cd /local/pub && more beer > /dev/mouth


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Re: [gentoo-doc] [RFC] Marking unmaintained documents Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>