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Re: Tidy check on Ubuntu Xenial

From: Dan Eble
Subject: Re: Tidy check on Ubuntu Xenial
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 12:59:58 -0400

On Mar 15, 2020, at 10:26, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 2:33 AM Dan Eble <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2020, at 19:39, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 14, 2020 at 9:16 PM Dan Eble <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> I assume the warnings are incorrect, otherwise you would be asking for 
>>>> help to fix them rather than asking whether checking the HTML is valuable. 
>>>>  Is that assumption correct?
>>> The version on Xenial generates these warnings, while the version on
>>> Fedora doesn't, which is pretty confusing.
>> Certainly, but the question is whether they are legitimate.
> Nobody has complained about HTML compliance of the regtests, so I
> think this is fine either way.

Another dodge.

>> How many grains of rice make a heap?  Line up all the small things in a 
>> makefile that "you could just do" and it isn't long before you can't just do 
>> them anymore.
> Line up all the things you could just add to the Makefile, and you'll
> end up with large Makefiles that are hard to understand and maintain.
> This is the place where we are today, and I'd rather move away from
> that.

You haven't justified it in my eyes, but have it your way.

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