Opened 8 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#7452 closed New feature (wontfix)

Settings for HTML4 or XHTML output

Reported by: Marc Fargas Owned by: nobody
Component: Core (Other) Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Design decision needed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no

Description

Not too long ago an issue was brought to django-developers this thread about using HTML4 or XHTML on the output generated inside Django.

It was said to:

  • Leave this until 1.0 gets out
  • Fill a ticket to not forget this and keep track.
  • Find an elegant way to handle this.

So here it is. My first recomendation: have a setting for choosing either HTML4, XHTML, HTML5... etc.

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Marc Fargas

Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset

#6925 asks for something about that.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by Marc Fargas

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Marc Garcia

milestone: post-1.0

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by (none)

milestone: post-1.0

Milestone post-1.0 deleted

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by Luke Plant

Severity: Normal
Type: New feature

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by melinath

Easy pickings: unset
UI/UX: unset

See http://groups.google.com/group/django-developers/msg/a65fbbc8effcd914. As is pointed out there, having a setting to switch between HTML and XHTML would be very irritating - and besides, moving forward we'll probably want to stick to HTML5. Can we close this as wontfix?

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by melinath

Triage Stage: AcceptedDesign decision needed

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

Yes, I also think it's a WONTFIX now that all Django templates use HTML5.

comment:9 Changed 5 years ago by Jannis Leidel

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

aaugustin is correct.

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