Re: GDP News
- From: "Ali Abdin" <aliabdin aucegypt edu>
- To: "Eric Baudais" <baudais okstate edu>, "Dan Mueth" <d-mueth uchicago edu>, "John Fleck" <jfleck inkstain net>, "GNOME Documentation Project" <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Cc: "Kenny Graunke" <kwg teleport com>
- Subject: Re: GDP News
- Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 13:30:34 +0300
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 01:46:27PM -0600, Eric Baudais wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:14:09AM -0600, Dan Mueth wrote:
> > >
> > > Eric,
> > >
> > > This is a great idea, especially since GDP Status Report #4 has been
> > > delayed so much. What does Ali's update fix? Also, lets put in the
> > > for where libxml-1.8.11 can be obtained, and possibly even a link to
> > > to grab Nautilus from. We probably also want a link to John's
> > > for GNOME 1.4 docs" page.
> > Okay here is the revisions to the document. If you or anyone else sees
> > anything that needs to be changed he should contact me by tomorrow or
> > forever hold their peace (or just get CVS access ;)).
> > > We may pass this by Ali and John to see if they have anything more
> > > like to add to it.
> > Yes, I'll send this to all involved parties for approval.
> > Eric Baudais
> John pointed out to me that i forgot to give the actual news article.
> With a clever fix by Ali "The Bug Killer" Abdin to libxml, one of the
> last major insects plaguing the Nautilus DocBook help rendering system
> has been eradicated. His fixs lets entities to render properly in the
> help browser. Specifically the … and — entities are parsed
> and render nicely. Also entities which reference files are parsed
> correctly. Ali's fix is in the just-released libxml 1.8.11
> <a href="ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/stable/sources/libxml/
> libxml-1.8.11.tar.gz">tarball</a> or <a href="ftp://rpmfind.net/pub/
> libxml/libxml-1.8.11-1.i386.rpm">rpm</a> - you'll need that and the
> latest Nautilus for maximum joy.
Speaking of bug killing. You should see me around the house lately. Me and
my trusty Raid spray can have been killing bugs left and right....but
nevermind about that ;)
The fix to libxml is only needed for DocBook files that references other
files as entities and these referenced files have entities inside them. For
example, an applet doc that uses — and …
I also wouldn't call this the _last_ major bug. There are still bugs that
need to be ironed out.
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