Bug#522527: Escape description text with --color html
Raphael Geissert <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> I wonder if we should go all the way to making this a separate output
>> format, with the color option retained for backward compatibility. I
>> think that was proposed a while back.
> Yeah, at first I hesitated to make the changes I have now proposed
> because colour ain't format. But yes, it might be a good idea to move it
> as an output format. I don't think other output formats work (well) with
> --color html anyway, do they?
XML clearly doesn't. The <span> tags would end up encoded.
LetterQualifier could work, but I doubt anyone is using that combination
and it's not compelling enough for me to care too much about preserving
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>