Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#4942 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Readme validator doesn't support GitHub web page of a readme.txt

Reported by: 1naveengiri's profile 1naveengiri Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: 2nd-opinion close


Readme Validator showing unnecessary Errors and Warnings when GitHub branch readme file link is shared.

Change History (6)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
4 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Plugin Directory

#2 @ocean90
4 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added

What is a "GitHub branch readme file link"?

#3 @1naveengiri
4 years ago

by "Github branch readme file link"

I know it throwing error because here entire Github page is being scrapped.

can we do anything for it so anyone can validate readme just by passing Github code file link?

#4 @ocean90
4 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback removed
  • Summary changed from Readme validator not working properly to Readme validator doesn't support GitHub web page of a readme.txt

Not sure if it's worth it since it's easy to get the link to the raw file by clicking or copying the link from the "Raw" button.

#5 @dd32
4 years ago

  • Keywords 2nd-opinion close added

What about a Gitlab or Bitbucket url? What about another code hosting platform?

I think it's reasonable to expect that a user of such platforms can figure out how to copy a direct url to the file rather than a HTML preview of it.

#6 @Otto42
4 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed
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