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From: Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com>
To: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
Cc: , emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-mode Publishing fails xhtml validation and LibreJS test.
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 07:20:25 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tusqw4sm.fsf@yandex.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87v9d6tsut.fsf@gmail.com> (Tim Cross's message of "Sun, 13 Dec 2020 11:57:51 +1100")

Dear Time,

>>>>> Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> writes:

    > Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com> writes:

    >> Hello,
    >> When publishing, org-mode inserts the following javascript in the
    >> xhtml file:
    >> #+begin_src js <script type="text/javascript"> // @license
    >> magnet:?xt=urn:btih:e95b018ef3580986a04669f1b5879592219e2a7a&dn=public-domain.txt
    >> Public Domain <!--/*--><![CDATA[/*><!--*/ function
    >> CodeHighlightOn(elem, id) { var target =
    >> document.getElementById(id); if(null != target) {
    >> elem.classList.add("code-highlighted");
    >> target.classList.add("code-highlighted"); } } function
    >> CodeHighlightOff(elem, id) { var target =
    >> document.getElementById(id); if(null != target) {
    >> elem.classList.remove("code-highlighted");
    >> target.classList.remove("code-highlighted"); } } /*]]>*///--> //
    >> @license-end </script> #+end_src
    >> There are issues with this script.
    >> 1. The script gives errors in XHTML 1.0 Strict validation. For
    >> example, the line beginning //@license ... gives errors of the
    >> type: a. cannot generate system identifier for general entity
    >> "dn" b. general entity "dn" not defined and no default entity
    >> c. reference not terminated by REFC delimiter etc.
    >> 2. The script fails the LibreJS (gnu.org/software/librejs)
    >> tests. This can be tested by opining the page in icecat.
    >> In order to pass XHTML and LibreJS validation tests, I have to
    >> delete the script from my web pages by hand.

    > Given the move to HTML5 and deprecation of XHTML, how valid are
    > XHTML compliance requirements these days? Could it be time to
    > 'reverse' the org defaults and export using HTML5 by default
    > rather than XHTML?

I believe it remains important to have XHTML compliance, a view which
would seem consistent with W3C's retention of its validation service.

    > Would it be sufficient to just have the license information
    > embedded as a simple comment?

I think this might be a good idea. And if it gets rid of the non-free
javascript (as defined by LibreJS and therefore by gnu) then so much the

Best wishes,

Colin Baxter.

Colin Baxter
URL: http://www.Colin-Baxter.com
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-13  7:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-12 17:59 Colin Baxter
2020-12-13  0:57 ` Tim Cross
2020-12-13  7:20   ` Colin Baxter [this message]
2020-12-13 15:53   ` Jean Louis

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