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Re: Spec with issue markers [was: Re: HTML5-warnings - request to publish as next heartbeat WD]

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 13:13:00 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8BDE3C.4030806@gmx.de>
To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
James Graham wrote:
>> How about adding metadata to the issue page, so that information can 
>> be discovered automatically. Such as:
>>
>> APPLIES-TO-HTML5-SECTION: hyperlink-auditing
> 
> Something like that could work although it will be a bit fragile since 
> it will rely on scraping magic strings. Probably no more so than the 
> rest of the setup though.
> 
> I have experimented with ISSUE-4 adding "HTML5-SPEC-SECTIONS 
> the-doctype" at the end of the description field. The notes field seems 
> more appropriate but appears to be immutable, which I had forgotten. I 
> assume that one issue could be associated with more than one section so 
> the field would have a space-separated list of markers. The change in 
> magic marker string is entirely due to not checking what you originally 
> wrote.
> 
> Assuming there are no objections I will write some code that uses this 
> approach this evening.

Sounds good! Again thanks for making this happen...

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 19 August 2009 11:13:41 UTC

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