Debian Bug report logs - #31654
No mention of <debiandoc> tag

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Package: debiandoc-sgml-doc; Maintainer for debiandoc-sgml-doc is Osamu Aoki <>; Source for debiandoc-sgml-doc is src:debiandoc-sgml-doc.

Reported by: Darren Benham <>

Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 01:48:00 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version 1.1.15

Fixed in version debiandoc-sgml-doc/1.1.17

Done: Osamu Aoki <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Ardo van Rangelrooij <>:
Bug#31654; Package debiandoc-sgml. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Darren Benham <>:
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Message #5 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Darren Benham <>
Subject: No mention of <debiandoc> tag
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 1999 18:41:03 -0800 (PST)
Package: debiandoc-sgml
Version: 1.1.6

Trying to make my own document based on debiandoc-sgml and using the
developer's reference as a sample document, I found a tag between the
<!doctype..> and the <body> that isn't in the documentation.  It's the
<debiandoc> tag.
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Bug reassigned from package `debiandoc-sgml' to `debiandoc-sgml-doc'. Request was from Ardo van Rangelrooij <> to Full text and rfc822 format available.

Information forwarded to, Ardo van Rangelrooij <>:
Bug#31654; Package debiandoc-sgml-doc. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Erik Schanze <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: debiandoc-sgml-doc: There are more undocumented tags
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 23:22:12 +0100
Package: debiandoc-sgml-doc
Version: 1.1.15
Severity: normal
Followup-For: Bug #31654


As last lines of /usr/share/perl5/DebianDoc_SGML/Format/ shows,
there are more undocumented tags:

As the maintainer of debiandoc-sgml, Ardo should be able to explain
these tags and please add to documentation.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux morpheus 2.6.1 #2 Fri Jan 9 22:58:39 CET 2004 i686
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro

-- no debconf information

Reply sent to Osamu Aoki <>:
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Message #17 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Osamu Aoki <>
Subject: Bug#31654: fixed in debiandoc-sgml-doc 1.1.17
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 07:17:05 -0700
Source: debiandoc-sgml-doc
Source-Version: 1.1.17

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
debiandoc-sgml-doc, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/d/debiandoc-sgml-doc/debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17.dsc
  to pool/main/d/debiandoc-sgml-doc/debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/debiandoc-sgml-doc/debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Osamu Aoki <> (supplier of updated debiandoc-sgml-doc package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 22:09:31 +0900
Source: debiandoc-sgml-doc
Binary: debiandoc-sgml-doc
Architecture: source all
Version: 1.1.17
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: DebianDoc-SGML Pkgs <>
Changed-By: Osamu Aoki <>
 debiandoc-sgml-doc - Documentation for DebianDoc-SGML
Closes: 31654 102926 126438
 debiandoc-sgml-doc (1.1.17) unstable; urgency=low
   * Added information for tags used commonly in many existing documents:
     <debiandoc>, <translator>, <copyrightsummary>, <heading>, <comment>
     tags. Closes: Bug#31654
     (other tags are rarely used.)
   * Mentioned debiandoc2* tools. Closes: Bug#102926
   * Documented file and url tag interaction issue. Closes: Bug#126438
   * Added information on the Docbook XML conversion method.
 367c5d745e44966234b0661a575acebc 742 doc optional debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17.dsc
 bff2a99f2e19ad5df1b750857e379a68 22167 doc optional debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17.tar.gz
 2e4d5f02e1ddbb69fada586acaadd9e1 226958 doc optional debiandoc-sgml-doc_1.1.17_all.deb

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