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Re: Preparing a document for publication

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 01:50:51 -0400
Cc: "SPARQL Working Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F0D6841B-5C6E-4D71-8D5A-C9126A69B29C@deri.org>
To: Birte Glimm <birte.glimm@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Thanks for this write-up, Birte!

One more thing, which is a necessary last step...

 Check whether the "This Version:" *and* "Previous Version:" links are correct... checked and changed this now for all of the docs.


On 6 Oct 2010, at 19:02, Birte Glimm wrote:

> Hi all,
> I finally managed to write down what I do to get the entailment
> regimes doc ready for publication. I forget it myself each time I have
> to do it and waste my time on trying to produce an html version with
> xmlproc instead of xsltproc, etc, so I hope this collection of steps
> will at least help me.
> I use a Mac, so the xsltproc step (3) might be different for others.
> 1) adjust:
>     <!ENTITY draft.year "2010">
>     <!ENTITY draft.month.name "October">
>     <!ENTITY draft.month "10">
>     <!ENTITY draft.day "14">
> to the new pub date and possibly
>     <!ENTITY maturity.level "WD">
> in you .xml file (for me that is xmlspec.xml in the entailment folder)
> 2) Open shell and cd to the folder of my xmlspec.xml
> 3) xsltproc -o gen.html xmlspec.xml
> This will generate the html version of my file which can be checked by
> the pub rule tools
> 4) commit the generated gen.html into CVS
> 5) figure out the complete URL of gen.html
> I go to http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/Main_Page, click on my
> editor's draft link:
> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/docs/entailment/xmlspec.xml
> and change xmlspec.xml to gen.html
> Now do the checking. When the checking shows errors, I try to fix all
> the errors in the xmlspec.xml and start again from the top. This way I
> won't have to change the same errors in each publication round.
> 6) Go to http://www.w3.org/2005/07/pubrules and enter the complete URL
> for gen.html into the checker and run the checker
> or enter http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/docs/entailment/gen.html,pubrules,
> i.e., yourURL,pubrules
> This should give one error at least:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-sparql11-entailment-20101014/ (1 occurrence)
>     -> 404 (Not Found)
> Since the doc that we are going to publish on 14 Oct 2010 is not yet
> there, we are just preparing the publication.
> Other errors have to be explained I guess (e.g., we have the
> rif:imports URI which is a placeholder and does not yet exist)
> 7) On the pub rules result page there is a menu on the right hand side
> with a Tools section. From there I select link checker at
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink/
> This should give an error such as
> Line: 42 http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-sparql11-entailment-20101014/
>     Status: 404 Not Found
> because the document is not yet published, but already mentioned in
> the boilerplate stuff.
> Other errors should be fixed.
> 8) From the pub rules page there is also a link to the markup validator at
> http://validator.w3.org/
> or enter http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/docs/entailment/gen.html,validate
> This should not give errors.
> 9) Finally, I go to the CSS validator from the pub rules Tools menu at:
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> and enter my gen.html URL
> This should not give errors.
> 10) W3C requires conformance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
> 2.0, Level AA. This can be checked with
> http://achecker.ca/checker/index.php
> I never did that before and now that I did I found that xmlspec.xsl
> does not produce accessible html files. I fixed that now (b tags for
> bold should be strong tags, i should be em, tables from ednotes should
> not have a summary) and my document now validates.
> Copy gen.html and if you have local.css (or whatever is needed) into
> the appropriate subfolder of pub and commit into CVS.
> All done, up to Lee, Axel and the webmasters now I hope.
> Birte
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