Bug 237726 - broken URL in xml-common package description
Summary: broken URL in xml-common package description
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sgml-common
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ondrej Vasik
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
URL: http://www.w3.org/2003/entities/
Depends On:
Blocks: 237018
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-04-24 23:34 UTC by petrosyan
Modified: 2007-12-05 20:59 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-28 14:24:33 UTC
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Description petrosyan 2007-04-24 23:34:05 UTC
Description of problem:
broken URL in xml-common package description
URL         : http://www.iso.ch/cate/3524030.html

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
rpm -qi xml-common

Comment 1 Fernando Nasser 2007-04-25 15:55:07 UTC
We never released a 0.6.3 of xml-commons (note the 's'), and certainly not a

Where did you get this RPM from?

Comment 2 petrosyan 2007-04-25 20:43:08 UTC
this RPM comes from sgml-common

Comment 3 Fernando Nasser 2007-04-25 21:06:39 UTC
Hum, we have an xml-commons from the Java stack on Fedora and RHEL, and a
xml-common (no 's') in addition to that.  And worse, the subpackage name does
not match the SRPM name, which is always a bad thing.

To whoever owns sgml-commin: we should talk about renaming this subpackage or
reusing the DTDs installed by the Java one.

Comment 4 Ondrej Vasik 2007-05-28 14:24:33 UTC
URL will be changed to http://www.w3.org/2003/entities/ (some other
distributions are using docbook-tools homepage, which is imho wrong, this is one
is better). Because of very low severity I will fix that URL with next build in
devel branch of Fedora. 

fnasser: We could talk about renaming, but I would like to keep it as it is - it
is old product, with almost unactive upstream and maybe this could break some
strict dependencies somewhere. When you use rpm -qi xml-common, you have
displayed that it is coming from sgml-common rpm, so I see no real problem. But
feel free to contact me. 


Comment 5 Fernando Nasser 2007-12-05 20:59:07 UTC
OK, under the cirscunstances I guess we can keep it as it is.  Thanks for the

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