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Re: L<> links in pod (was Re: 5.8.2 perldelta)

Rafael Garcia-Suarez
October 31, 2003 12:58
Re: L<> links in pod (was Re: 5.8.2 perldelta)
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Sean M. Burke wrote:
> At 02:11 PM 2003-10-30, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > > >Sorry for being pedantic, but URLs in POD documents use
> > > >L<>, not F<>.  perlpod.pod says:
> > > OK, it is just that other URLs in the perldelta were done with F<>,
> > > so I just followed that. I guess one needs to change all F<>s
> > > referring to URL in the whole perldelta. Here is a patch then:
> >I've not committed this yet. I've been in the habit of running pod/podchecker
> >*** WARNING: node '' contains non-escaped | or / at 
> >line 143 in file pod/perldelta.pod [...]
> If I may critique podchecker for a minute:  BULLSHIT!

Well actually, if we reformulate F<...> as "this is an URI", pod2html's
habit to turn F<http://...> into links makes sense retroactively. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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