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Re: What determines the default 'swishtitle'?

From: Don Hamilton <dhamilto(at)>
Date: Tue Oct 16 2001 - 10:51:13 GMT
And that is exactly the root of my problem, thanks.  A bit of java code
stuck at the top, or a bunch of blank lines (inserted by dreamweaver for
some odd reason) were causing 'missed' title. I can fix that!


On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, Bill Moseley wrote:

> At 02:37 PM 10/15/01 -0700, Roy Tennant wrote:
> >At least in version 1.x, there is also a condition where a document 
> >that has a <title> tag will not have that <title> tag found due to it 
> >being too far down in the document. There used to be a setting in the 
> >config file that would allow you to set how far down in the file (in 
> >lines) SWISH-E would look for the title tag. Changing this would be 
> >necessary, for example, if your documents happened to have a pile of 
> >Javascript above the title tag. I was waiting for Bill to respond to 
> >see if that had been removed in version 2.x, but since he didn't 
> >mention it, I thought I would throw it out in case you're having that 
> >problem.
> No, I just forgot about that setting.  Thanks.
> The html.c parser (type HTML) scans the document first for title (and also
> another time for StoreDescription) before parsing the document.  I guess
> for performance reasons, swish's html.c only looks some number of lines.
> It's set to 12 lines by default:
> which is probably too few as a default.
> libxml2 (type HTML2) parses the document only once and will find the title
> regardless of how far down it is in the document.
> There's also a USE_DOCPATH_AS_TITLE setting in config.h that says to use
> the path name for the title if the title doesn't exist.
> Bill Moseley
Received on Tue Oct 16 10:51:44 2001