FYI, inconsistency - not important?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sun Aug 25 17:39:30 PDT 2002


Mark Hymers wrote:

>On Sun, 25, Aug, 2002 at 02:31:47PM -0400, Bill Maltby LFS Related spoke thus..
>  
>
>>Hi Folks,
>>
>>Hope this is the right place *and* of interest. They are the only occasion
>>of this I have encountered so far.
>>
>>In the CVS pulled about 11:00 AM, EDT 8/25/2002 (Sun), in the XML stuff
>>are these three items that seem inconsistent with the usual layout.
>>
>>x/installing/truetype.xml:   <ulink
>>url="http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/freetype/freetype-1.3.1.tar.gz"/></screen>
>>
>>x/installing/truetype.xml:<screen>Download location: <ulink
>>url="http://freshmeat.net/projects/ttmkfdir"/></screen>
>>
>>in section x/installing/xfree86/xfree86-intro.xml are the following
>>(wrapped by my mailer),
>>
>>x/installing/xfree86/xfree86-intro.xml<screen><ulink 
>>url="ftp://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.2.0/fixes/4.2.0-libGLU-bad-extern.patch"/></screen>
>>
>>They are the *only* urls for a download package I see that do not
>>terminate with an end-of-line.
>>    
>>
>
>These things are *certainly* of interest.  Especially now that we're
>reaching the point where we start to tidy the book up for release.  Best
>to send all such pointers to blfs-dev where we can be sure everyone will
>pick them up (things can get lost on blfs-book amongst the bugzilla
>traffic).
>
>I don't want to fix them because Bruce deals with the X chapter and I
>don't want to conflict with any changes he may have ready to go in.
>Therefore, I've cc'd this to blfs-dev.
>
>Bruce, would it be possible for you to see to this in your next X
>update?
>
Well I would be glad to update the section if I understood what the 
issue is. What is meant by "terminate with an end-of-line"?
A period?  None of the other download urls end with a period.
  -- Bruce

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