script to dynamically generate the hints list

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Mon Sep 15 08:16:36 PDT 2003

Hi Olivier Pérès. You said the following on 09/15/03 11:25:
>> Here are my updates. I changed it [...]
>    Well I can't see any problem. You seem to like lower case html tags, 
> I generally write them in upper case to distinguish them from the rest 
> of the text although it is less important now everyone uses editors that 
> highlight syntax. I saw a study by the W3C that showed upper case html 
> often compresses better, so I kept that habit, but it is completely 
> unimportant anyway.

In XHTML upper-case tags are invalid, so we have to use lower-case tags.

>    Now, who takes the bet : when will be the first message to say `I 
> clicked on the "hint list" link and it doesn't work`? ;-)
>    Olivier.

Heh :)

Tushar Teredesai wrote:
 >>    check_and_report "$DATE" $HINT "date"
 >>    check_and_report "$SYNOPSIS" $HINT "synopsis"
 >>    check_and_report "$AUTHORS" $HINT "authors"
 >>    check_and_report "$LICENSE" $HINT "license"
 > All 4 fields can never be empty, if they are they will not be
 > committed to the site.

Can you take care of this? Thanks!

Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at
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