OT, but I've made some progress on the CMS. I now have dynamic content working (separate header and sidenav for FOP, Batik & XGC).
More relevant comments below... On Jul 18, 2012, at 5:17 AM, Vincent Hennebert <vhenneb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Alexios, > > thanks for you input. > > On 18/07/12 01:05, Alexios Giotis wrote: >> Hi Vincent, >> >> On Jul 17, 2012, at 12:10 PM, Vincent Hennebert wrote: >> >> It improves documentation. For example, I frequently execute "svn annotate", >> read the usually brief commit message and then refer to the bug for more >> info (and context in my case). I don't like the fact that I have to rely to >> another system, but it helps, especially for old change sets. > > Well, the problem is probably not the lack of a BTS here, it’s probably > the commit message that shouldn’t be that short. And a longer > description should be in status.xml anyway. Also, I find the list of > comments that usually appears in Bugzilla entries confusing more than > anything else. You have to wander through the comments to understand > what is going on. Perhaps, if something significant changes, the OP or someone for a bug can update the description (e. g., w 'UPDATE:') where they pick out the meat of a discussion and stik it in the Description field. > That said, if a bug affects the rendering part of FOP which is not > really unit-testable at the moment, the commit is unlikely to contain > any test, so it helps to be able to retrieve an example output on > Bugzilla. And I suppose that for the sake of consistency, the same > should be done for layout bugs. I would expect an example attachment of PDFs or Afp, Ps, etc. for layout bugs. > Also, I’m just remembering that we will at some point switch to the > Apache CMS to generate the website and that the status.xml logic may not > be ported there. That’s probably the biggest factor that would push me > to switch to Bugzilla actually. My hope is that the BTS system can output a file for us. I understand that HTML files can be inserted, unchanged by the CMS. I plan on something like this for Compliance.html. > <snip/> Clay