[rfc-i] idemponit (was: Re: draft-rfc-image-files-03)

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Mon Apr 9 18:38:57 PDT 2012


On 2012/04/10 0:08, Joe Hildebrand wrote:

> I think that Larry's idea that we have a tool that takes in whatever crap
> HTML you throw at it and outputs well-formed, nit-cleaned XHTML in a
> near-idempotent (except for dates, perhaps) way gets us what is needed.

Whoever wants to do some experiments, I suggest looking at 
http://tidy.sourceforge.net/.


> If we use class names and id's to tag semantics, then most HTML tools should
> be able to generate a rough enough approximation that idemponit should be
> able to clean it up.

Idemponit :-). It's great we already have a cute name for the tool, even 
if we don't have the tool yet (and aren't really sure whether we'll be 
going to need it).

Regards,    Martin.


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