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RE: SourceForge Project Approved

From: Reitzel, Charlie <CReitzel@arrakisplanet.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 13:08:02 -0400
Message-ID: <B5C79DDBC655D311B6BD0008C7E64D76013C1544@exchange.arrakisplanet.com>
To: "'Dave Raggett'" <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Hi Dave,

Would you be willing to join us in the Source Forge version?  It would be a
real boon to the project. Or would you prefer us to track your updates?

Charlie

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Raggett [mailto:dsr@w3.org]
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 3:49 AM
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Subject: RE: SourceForge Project Approved


On Mon, 21 May 2001, Randy Waki wrote:

> Reitzel, Charlie wrote:
> > 
> > Also, just to get some discussion started, here is a tidy.h.  Comments,
> > alternatives, corrections, suggestions, questions, flames all
appreciated.
> 
> What does everyone think about making an initial Tidy release that just
> incorporates the outstanding bug fixes?  That would provide a chance to
> iron out kinks in the new procedures and provide a more stable base from
> which to launch the API changes.
> 
> Randy
>

I have been working in Tidy on and off for the last few months but
didn't want to issue a new release until the major issues were dealt
with. After a US trip next week, I will at last get a respite from
travel over the Summer months, and plan to focus on the following
areas:

 * A major overhaul of how Tidy figures out the doctype based
   on the elements and attributes in the document content

 * When o/p to XHTML ensuring that the content of script and style
   elements are wrapped within CDATA marked sections using the
   appropriate comment syntax to hide these from non-XML browsers

 * New option to enable/disable propagation of inline emphasis

 * Cleaner separation of front-end/back-end so that Tidy can be
   used as thread-safe library

 * Other miscellaneous bug fixes
 

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> or <dave.raggett@openwave.com>
W3C Visiting Fellow, see http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett 
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