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Steve Peters via RT
May 4, 2012 08:59
[perl #110520] pod2html 1.12 & 1.13 broken
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On Sun Feb 12 15:00:34 2012, wrote:
> It no longer accepts --libpods, breaking backwards compatibility with
> older
> scripts and causing a headache for those that support more than one
> version of
> Perl.  This is too bad already, but worse it isn't even announced in
> perl5156delta.pod, where it first broke and perl5157delta.pod just has
> a vague
> mention of Pod::Html.  If you break things for your users, there
> should at
> least be a migration howto!  But I'd much prefer compatibility!
> Around 5.8.7 you wrecked =item id`s (name`s at the time), and now
> you've done
> it again.  This breaks bookmarks and any attempt to link to something.
> Plain
> sabotage!
> What good is this: <a
> href="home/pfeiffer/makepp/cvs/pod/makepp_builtins.html">?  Even
> though
> --outfile goes to another directory it assumes links as an absolute
> path to
> the pod dir, and on top of that it omits the leading slash.  I had
> --htmlroot=. anyway and now discovered --htmldir=$target_dir, but it
> doesn't help.
> E<nbsp> gets output as Latin-1 char 0240 in contradiction to the <?xml
> version="1.0" ?> header, which implies UTF8 and <meta
> http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> making
> Emacs
> barf when reading the file.
> What is this: <span style="white-space: nowrap;"><code>x y
> z</code></span>?
> Why not simply <code style="white-space: nowrap;">x y z</code> or even
> better
> move that to css.
> coralament / best Gr�tens / liebe Gr��e / best regards / elkorajn
> salutojn
> Daniel Pfeiffer

With change 978af2c644, --libpods now is an accepted option.  It is
non-functional, however, and warns that --libpods is no longer supported.

The remaining issues regarding the title still require some work.


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