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[css3-fonts] version oddness on dev.w3.org

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 23:50:29 +0200
Message-ID: <522189767.20110427235029@w3.org>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: CSS public list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello John,

On the WebFonts WG call just now, there was a certain amount of confusion with people seeing different things, in the editors draft of CSS3 Fonts.

After a while it turned out that if you add the explicit Overview.html
you get an editors draft dated 7 April 2011 but if you omit it
you get an editors draft dated 25 March 2011

That shouldn't really be happening. I wondered if there was maybe an old index.html in the directory, or something?
but no. However there is a Fonts.html
dated 25 March and that seems to be what is being served if Overview.html is not explicitly asked for. And this is caused by .htaccess which says

AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
DirectoryIndex Fonts.html

if there are links to Fonts.html that you don't want to break, adding a redirect to Overview.html in the .htaccess would seem to be a better idea. Or is there some other difference between these two files?

Both Fonts.html and Overview.html seem to have extensive cvs histories

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 27 April 2011 21:54:02 UTC

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