[PATCH 4/5] httpd_indexcgi.c: Remove new lines in HTML

Xabier Oneca -- xOneca xoneca at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 22:16:02 UTC 2020


Hello Sergey,

El vie., 31 jul. 2020 a las 21:52, Sergey Ponomarev
(<stokito at gmail.com>) escribió:
>
> Yes, it looks worse but you can see the resulting DOM tree instead (elements/inspector). TBH as a web developer I almost never looked into raw source and always watch the DOM tree.
>
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 19:29 Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:50 PM Sergey Ponomarev <stokito at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Nobody sees them, source code is here, resulted DOM can be seen in web inspector
>>
>> I do look at it in "View page source", and it looks much worse when
>> all newlines are removed.

I personally prefer well formatted HTML. But, this being the output of
an embedded/small application, and it already lacks some indenting, I
think it's ok if the output is as compact as it can be. If I need (for
some reason) to see something in the source code, I can use the DOM
inspector, or copy to an editor and add newlines to visualize it.

But one drawback I see changing the source now is if someone is
grepping it. The changes may break someone's hack.

Just my opinion. Cheers,

Xabier Oneca_,,_


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