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Re: Respec broken? (status section disappearing)

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:32:23 +0100
Message-ID: <522DCDE7.3090001@w3.org>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
CC: spec-prod@w3.org
Thanks, Robin!
RI

On 09/09/2013 14:14, Robin Berjon 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
>
> 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.
>


-- 
Richard Ishida
Received on Monday, 9 September 2013 13:32:56 UTC

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