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Re: Respec broken? (status section disappearing)

From: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 08:19:09 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reHmeHYGDXrAM6FD8AhqXV4kfA8rN2j0m5LQgRd37NutYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "spec-prod@w3.org Prod" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Thanks Robin!

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:14 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:

> On 06/09/2013 17:28 , Richard Ishida wrote:
>> The status section of a document seems to disappear.  This happened also
>> when I tried the example doc at
>> http://www.w3.org/respec/**examples/minimal-w3c.html<http://www.w3.org/respec/examples/minimal-w3c.html>
> This bug has been fixed and the new build has shipped. Sorry for the
> inconvenience.
> Dropping the SotDs was a distinct improvement to our specs  it's a shame
> I had to fix it, really.
> Postmortem: a simple change to fix a small bug triggered this one (the
> other bug was that the functionality that enables people to put the ToC in
> a non-default location was not working). Unfortunately, the test suite is
> rather unit-testing oriented and it so happens that the situation that
> triggers this bug was not accounted for because it is in the interaction
> between two things.
> Basically, the bug could only show if there was content that justified
> generating a ToC (which was overwriting the SotD). The ToC tests didn't
> care that there was no SotD. The SotD tests had no content, and so the SotD
> did not get overwritten.
> The test suite has also been improved to take this into account.
> --
> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon

Shane P. McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Monday, 9 September 2013 13:19:40 UTC

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