[sane-devel] SANE Standard face lift
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Sun Mar 1 03:10:59 GMT 2020
Povilas Kanapickas writes:
> Hi Olaf,
> On 2/10/20 4:36 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I converted the project's standard from LaTeX to Sphinx. You can find
>> the code at
>> but I really invite everyone to take a look at the published result at
> This looks great!
>> Note that you can access HTML and PDF versions for all tags and branches
>> from that page as well.
>> Please compare that with
>> and what's below
>> Should I replace the links on
>> to point to the Sphinx version?
> I think yes.
>> If yes, I also suggest dropping the standard from the sane-backends
>> package and from now on maintain it independently via the `standard`
>> project linked to above. Objections anyone?
> I makes sense to maintain the standard separately. We can always link to
> it from a README in the backends repository.
>> What about removing some (notably sane2) or all of the pages that are
>> on our website as of writing? I can fix up any broken links in issues
>> and/or merge requests that may result of any removal if needed.
> Makes sense also. I would recommend adding 301 redirects from the old
> content to the new. Perhaps just redirect any HTTP request with URL
> having prefix http://sane-project.org/sane2 to the new location.
Thanks for the suggestion but the SANE Standard is hosted via GitLab
Pages. That is, it's a *static* site and there's no control over the
server. IIRC there was a note in the GitLab documentation about using
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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