proposal: new approach

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Fri Jul 24 17:29:50 PDT 2009

DJ Lucas wrote:
>>> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I understand your point, but I was thinking of the future.  It's true that
>> any
>> package we update now should be against 6.5.  The absence of a line that
>> says
>> "Last Reviewed means that it was before 6.5.
>> In the future, if we get behind again, then the Last Checked line does
>> provide
>> some useful information.
>> For the present, it gives a quick check (without searching through 200+
>> tickets)
>> that a package was reviewed recently and doesn't need further review right
>> now.
>> I think its a reasonable approach, even if we want to remove it for a
>> release.
> It certainly should not be rendered in the finished book, however, a
> simple comment under the first block, for each package certainly wouldn't
> hurt anything.
> <!-- Last checked against LFS-6.5. -->

Well my thought was to render it so you didn't have to look at tickets/source,
but you did trigger an idea.

How about putting in a temporary note with a

<para role='dev'>Comment</para>

and then be able to make that render or not via the xsl.

   -- Bruce

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