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Re: What Next

From: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@rcn.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 13:03:26 -0400
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To: Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@opera.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org

With the addition of Mac and Linux GUI links, I think you just did!

I updated the FAQ with your (slightly altered) message.  I should do this 
more often...

take it easy,

At 11:00 PM 10/20/2002 +0200, Rijk van Geijtenbeek wrote:

>On Sun, 20 Oct 2002 12:39:53 -0600, Clarence L. Curl <ccurl@elp.rr.com> wrote:
>>I have a popup screen that reads as follows:
>>Line one states  HTML Tidy for Windows <vers 1st August 2002; built on 
>>Aug 8 2002, at 15:41:13>
>>Line two states   Parsing Console input <stdin>
>>flashing cursor
>>Since this my first experience with Tidy, where do I go from here?
>Tidy is waiting for your HTML to come in, so it can parse it. From an 
>earlier mail to this list by Dave Raggett:
>"Tidy is fundamentally a tool that reads in HTML cleans it up and writes 
>it out again. It was developed as a program you run from the
>console prompt, but there are GUI encapsulations available, e.g. HTML-Kit, 
>which you might prefer.
>If you are using Windows, the first step is to unzip the zip file
>and place the tidy.exe file in a folder somewhere on your executables 
>path. You may also want to set up a config file to save having to type 
>lots of options each time you run Tidy. From
>the console prompt you can run Tidy like this:
>C> tidy -m mywebpage.html
>In this case, the -m option requests Tidy to write the tidied file
>back to the same filename as it read from (mywebpage.html). Tidy
>will give you a breakdown of the problems it found and the version
>of HTML the file appears to be using."
>See also http://tidy.sourceforge.net/docs/Overview.html
>If you're not comfortable with the DOS command line, you should try one of 
>the GUI versions:
>One of these days, I'm going to write an HOWTO on using Tidy under Windows 
>for people who come to Tidy without DOS knowledge. Or is there such a 
>document available?
>If you don't like having choices    |  Rijk van Geijtenbeek
>made for you, you should start      |   Documentation & QA
>making your own. -  Neal Stephenson |  mailto:rijk@opera.com
Received on Monday, 21 October 2002 12:50:37 UTC

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