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Re: Heads up - upcoming validator release

From: Frederic Schutz <schutz@mathgen.ch>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 08:14:20 +0100
Message-ID: <455426CC.9080008@mathgen.ch>
To: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Cc: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>

Frederic Schutz wrote:

> The new linkchecker has just been uploaded to the Debian archive and
> should reach it by tomorrow.
> The package for the new markup validator is also ready and should be
> uploaded very soon; in the meantime, it is available from
> http://www.mathgen.ch/debian/sid
> The new Debian release is supposed to become "frozen" any day now, which
> mean that the new packages may not have time to make it. I am keeping my
> fingers crossed for now and we'll see what happens.

It's done -- both the linkchecker and the markup validator have now
entered Debian Etch, which will become the next stable version.

Barring any unexpected long delay in releasing Etch, it will ship with
linkchecker 4.3 and markup validator 7.3. I attach below a short patch to update
the documentation of the validator to indicate this fact.



--- htdocs/source/index.html    2006-10-29 22:17:52.000000000 +0100
+++ htdocs/source/index.html.new        2006-11-09 23:36:04.000000000 +0100
@@ -160,7 +160,7 @@
             w3c-markup-validator</kbd> as root.
-            Debian Sarge includes version 0.6.7 of the validator; the Debian
+            Debian 4.0 ("Etch") includes version 0.7.3 of the validator; the Debian
             Testing and Unstable distributions usually include the latest
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