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

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Mon Dec 19 13:14:03 PST 2011

On 19 December 2011 21:12, Volker Mische <volker.mische at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/19/2011 09:49 PM, Sandro Santilli 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 ?
> I actually prefer to have the full articles. So you only have to load a
> single page and don't have to follow too many links.

Valid point.

Personally, I'm completely neutral.

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

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