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Re: tidy8jul00 filling STDERR despite "-f /dev/null"

From: Sebastian Lange <lange@cyperfection.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 16:49:21 +0200
Message-Id: <>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Never replied to my own message before, but - well, could maybe someone 
tell me whether I am on the right way?

Would in tidy.c changing

1101            ErrorSummary(lexer);
1115    if (totalerrors + totalwarnings > 0)
1116        GeneralInfo(errout);


1101            if (!Quiet)
1102                ErrorSummary(lexer);
1116    if (totalerrors + totalwarnings > 0)
1117        if (!Quiet)
1118            GeneralInfo(errout);

fix this problem?

I am referring to the _quiet_ configuration setting:
"If set to _yes_, Tidy won't output the welcome message or the summary of 
the numbers of errors and warnings. The default is _no_."
And despite calling tidy with [tidy8jul00 --quiet "yes"], I do get my 
error.log filled with those informative (but for me useless) messages.

At 16:36 10.07.2000 +0200, Sebastian Lange wrote:
>Hello Dave & other list members,
>No matter what I try in the configuration settings, I always get following 
>message written to STDERR, when HTML 4.0 Transitional documents contain 
>font tags:
>>You are recommended to use CSS to specify the font and
>>properties such as its size and color. This will reduce
>>the size of HTML files and make them easier maintain
>>compared with using <FONT> elements.
>>HTML & CSS specifications are available from http://www.w3.org/
>>To learn more about Tidy see http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/
>>Please send bug reports to Dave Raggett care of <html-tidy@w3.org>
>>Lobby your company to join W3C, see http://www.w3.org/Consortium
>In my tidy.conf I have written:
>         show-warnings: no
>         error-file: /dev/null
>         quiet: yes
>Additionally to that, tidy is being called as:
>         tidy8jul00 -config tidy.conf -quiet -f /dev/null
>tidy30apr does NOT show this behavior, with identical settings.
>Is this a new bug or a new feature? If the latter, how do I turn it off?
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