[OSGeo-Discuss] [planet] Bloggers, clean your (X)HTML!

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Mon Dec 19 13:08:56 PST 2011

On 19 December 2011 20:49, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 08:46:00PM +0000, Mateusz Łoskot wrote:
>> Folks,
>> The planet.osgeo.org looks...simply it does not look at all.
>> I have checked randomly a few blogs with http://validator.w3.org and
>> it does not look good.
>> Some blogs are even claiming XHTML strict in DOCTYPE  and are
>> generating ~300 errors!
>> This is impossible to find out if the problem is with the planet
>> itself or with the blogs.
>> I want to call all bloggers syndicated with the planet.osgeo.org to
>> consider checking their
>> blogs with the validator and fix any serious errors if reported. The
>> serious errors are ill-formed
>> tags, missing closing tags or <br/> vs <br />, etc.
> Since we're at it, would it be possible to only show a short summary
> of each article on planet, rather than the full thing ?

In theory, it is possible (everything is possible on Web nowadays, isn't it :))
In practice, it is either I will refresh my Genshi fu
or some guru of these templates jumps in and make it happen.

I will look at it near weekend.

Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
Member of ACCU, http://accu.org

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