Bug#193103: debian-policy: maybe say that programs that output HTML etc. should output valid HTML etc.
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 09:13:05PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 01:25:52AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 04:20:03AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> > > If there is a checklist for quality, then maybe say that programs that
> > > output HTML etc. should output valid HTML etc.
> > >
> > > E.g. one installs a program that makes a photo gallery of images, into
> > > a web page. But this page doesn't pass the HTML validator.
> > Surely we don't need policy to say that a bug is a bug. It's quite clear
> > that invalid HTML is a bug (maintainers may not think it's a
> > particularly urgent bug, but it's a bug nevertheless). No need for
> > policy to state the obvious.
> i think the author means _valid_ html, not just invalid html.
I think you've read somebody's statements backwards, or something ... at
any rate I'm confused now.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]