On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 15:34, Tom Lane wrote:
> Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com> writes:
> > On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 14:58, Josh Berkus wrote:
> >> It would be more accurate to say that we have not identified a WYSWYG tool
> >> which does not mess up the source. There may be one, it would just take a
> >> fair amount of testing to find it.
> > Is this strictly a question of indentation, or one of actually mangling
> > tags and such?
> What we need is something that does not change regions of the file that
> the user did not intend to modify. I think horizonal-white-space-only
> changes could be worked around if the user is careful to use diff
> --ignore-space-change when submitting the patch, but I suspect that an
> editor that thinks it can mangle whitespace will also figure that it can
> change line boundaries, and then diff will never be able to extract any
> signal from that noise.
Ahhhh. I see.
Well, I don't mind teaching myself some docbook, but the first time I
looked at adding to the docs I was overwhelmed with what I didn't know,
and didn't even see a starting point. I'll look in the appendices and
see what I can see.
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