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Re: Large SGML Cleanup

From: Josh Kupershmidt <schmiddy(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Large SGML Cleanup
Date: 2010-11-03 13:09:13
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On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Josh Kupershmidt <schmiddy(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> This HTML fails validation, as one isn't supposed to be stuffing
>> tables inside <p> nodes. The attached patch fixes all the instances of
>> this I could find, by closing out <para> nodes before beginning lists
>> and tables.
>
> I think this isn't even worth thinking about applying, unless you can
> provide a way to get future cases of that to fail during "make html".
> The chances that it'll stay fixed without such a check are not
> distinguishable from zero.

I thought someone might say that :-)

That was actually going to be my next step.. I'll give it a shot.

> An alternative that might be more workable is to fix the toolchain
> so that it generates valid HTML from what is evidently perfectly
> acceptable SGML.

Yeah, that might work as well.

Josh

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