[ Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list. ] I haven't received Fabrizio's message, so I'm replying to both him and Vincent at the same time. quoting. Fabrizio Polacco: > > you'll get a chicken-egg here. > > If the output of the conversion depends on the state of the files > > installed by other packages, you'll need to re-convert the files at some > > later stage, and what when the file you depend on have to be converted, > > or has been converted? I intended this to be used only for links within a document. Links to documents in other packages will break if the other package renames the files, of course. The package that links to them will need to be fixed, then. I doubt that will happen very often. > > While the program requested seems trivial, maybe you should consider the > > idea of patching the server [- - -] That prevents browsing documents directly from the file system, which we really should allow. Vincent Renardias: > For apache, adding a directive 'AddHandler gunzip .gz' (not sure of > the exact syntax) does the trick, ie: the server decompress on the fly; > anyway, I'd like to be able to read my docs without starting a www server. On the other hand, not all clients can handle .gz. So we should do the server thing as well. -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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