Site lists in the Handbook
sysadmin at alexdupre.com
Sun Nov 16 03:08:59 PST 2003
Sunday, November 16, 2003, 1:09:04 AM, you wrote:
HS> What do you think of moving lists of FreeBSD mirror sites into
HS> a single place? Currently we have such lists in index.xsl (http) and
HS> handbook (ftp,cvsup,...), but it makes maintenance difficult especially
HS> for the translation teams since the lists include the same information
HS> as the English version and they are revised frequently.
HS> I made a patch to gather the mirror lists into doc/share/sgml/mirrors.xml
HS> and to pull it up from mirrors/chapter.sgml using XSLT.
I haven't looked your patch in depth, but the idea is very very nice.
Maintaining the translations of such lists is really a nighmare for
translators. This solution, if it's correct like I hope, will save a
lot of time, letting translator to concentrate their efforts on
something more useful and interesting.
Alex Dupre sysadmin at alexdupre.com
http://www.alexdupre.com/ alex at sm.FreeBSD.org
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