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Re: Respec broken? (status section disappearing)

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:32:50 +0100
Message-ID: <522DCE02.4080909@w3.org>
To: shane@aptest.com
CC: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "spec-prod@w3.org Prod" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Thanks to you too, Shane, for taking time out to investigate.

RI

On 09/09/2013 14:19, Shane McCarron wrote:
> Thanks Robin!
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:14 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org
> <mailto: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.


-- 
Richard Ishida
Received on Monday, 9 September 2013 13:33:19 UTC

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