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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: [RFC] mod_perl Digest path...
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2001 05:52:48 GMT
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Geoffrey Young wrote:

> sorry again for all the confusion with this morning's digest (I do code more
> carefully than I write, really I do...)
>
> this does present the opportune time to ask the list about the future of
> this digest...
>
> currently, the digest does not have a HTML home.  Matt at take23.org has
> graciously agreed to host it and work on the XML stylesheets required for
> the site.  This is a very good thing - but unfortunately, there is no easy
> way to derive a decent plain text version from an XML base...
>
> thus, the move to take23.org may mean that the digest no longer appears on
> the list in plaintext, but merely as a posting with a link to the current
> version...
>
> how does this strike everyone?

Why everybody tries to solve a problem that doesn't exist IMHO? Why
sourcing in XML in first place. Just throw the email as currently
generated by Geoff between <PRE></PRE> and that's it. That's what
ApacheToday and other online zines do and it seems just fine.

I guess that the only issue are the hrefs, but I guess this can be easily
converted with s/\[\d+\]/.../.

Thanks

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