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Re: JTidy as an error reporter

From: Andy Quick <ac.quick@sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 21:37:16 -0400
Message-ID: <000201c01159$f5bade80$1242acce@b1gbyj57>
To: <html-tidy@w3.org>
You can use Tidy.getParseErrors() or Tidy.getParseWarnings()
to get the error/warning count after a call to Tidy.parse().

You could also use Tidy.setErrout(p) to set the error output to
go to a PrintWriter p.

Andy Quick

----- Original Message -----
From: Brian Zimmer <bzimmer@ignitemedia.com>
To: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2000 6:11 PM
Subject: JTidy as an error reporter

> One of the requirements of our application is to accept end user's html.
> a number of cases this html is poorly written/generated and I'd like to be
> able to inform the user of such and prohibit acceptance until it's
> written.
> I'd like to use JTidy wrapped in a JSP tag to handle this but the api
> a little confusing to me.  I can instantiate JTidy but none of the public
> methods seem to be what I want.  Instead, I find myself ripping out code
> from main or instantiating a StreamInImpl so I can use a the Lexer
> and look for errors.  However this seems less than optimal.  What I really
> want is a list of errors as objects such as would be written to stderr.
> I missing something entirely or is this not really how JTidy is designed?
> thanks,
> brian
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> <email>bzimmer <at/> ignitemedia <dot/> com</email>
> <voice>773.293.4344</voice>
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