[Bug 76944] Re: Improve yelp index layout

Matthew East matt at mdke.org
Fri Jan 26 00:36:45 UTC 2007

\o/ welcome back Don!

On Thu, January 25, 2007 5:34 pm, Don Scorgie wrote:
> An interesting problem you've got yourself there.  I've played around
> with the patch a little, however I don't have Feisty.
> A couple of questions first:
> * IIRC, the manuals on the front page were going to include links to other
> TOC pages, is that still correct?

Yes, that's correct.

> * Is the left sidebar supposed to look like that on every page, or only
> on the front one (reverting back to the other, older style on other TOC
> pages)?

I think probably the left sidebar would only be present on the front page.
Other TOC pages would not have a sidebar at all, ideally.

> I'll also note a couple of points:
> * Mixing the html links with the normal help links seems like a bad idea
> (to me).  There are no distinguishing between them atm. (and adding code
> to distinguish is pretty horrific)

Which links are you talking about? Aren't links to http always the same as
internal links in Yelp?

> * The bullet point style is to do with the CSS and is more a trial-and-
> error than anything else (at least, for me it is).

Ok, I'm sure we can sort that out.

> * Translating the XSLT is pretty evil (I think).  Instead, somehow
> managing to get the stuff into the data/toc.xml.in file would be better
> (as all the translation structure in the code can handle it there).

I've included it as html, rather than XSLT. However, potentially we can
certainly move it elsewhere, maybe even into the ubuntu-docs package.
Could it be done in xml?


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