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Re: Tidy support for JavaScript

From: Arnaud Desitter <arnaud02@users.sourceforge.net>
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 16:21:54 +0100
Message-ID: <a240ddd00905060821t6fd9edbcqc8b21bb7e965a8a3@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ivor O'Connor" <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
I still do not see why you want tidy to parse the javascript parts.
Is it for formatting, checking, ...?

Anyway, look at the tidy mailing list. I vaguely remember that
somebody tried to do something similar in the past (prior any
involvement of mine).

Regards,

On 06/05/2009, Ivor O'Connor <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know of any bugs.
>
> It's the parsing of the javascript I'm interested in adding.
>
> I'm going to be out most of the day but I'll be back later. If there's
> somebody who can point me in setting up the needed environment and such,
> like a project lead, and lay out the steps I'll make my way through them.
> Adding the code, test cases, documentation, what not...
>
>
> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 8:03 AM, Arnaud Desitter
> <arnaud02@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > You are very welcome to have a go. Tidy could do with new blood.
> > Tidy does not parse javascript but should not destroy it either in the
> > current state of thing. If you are aware of specific bugs, please fill
> > them in the tracker with complete test cases (which may be added to
> > the test suite). Then, patches to address these bugs are always
> > welcome.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 06/05/2009, Ivor O'Connor <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > From: Ivor O'Connor <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com>
> > > Date: Wed, May 6, 2009 at 7:46 AM
> > > Subject: Re: Tidy support for JavaScript
> > > To: Arnaud Desitter <arnaud02@users.sourceforge.net>
> > >
> > >
> > > Hmmm. A tool for pretty printing html and no support for what is almost
> > > always contained in html?
> > >
> > > Perhaps there are some who see this as a problem and would like to get
> it
> > > fixed?
> > >
> > > Perhaps another developer would help here? Like myself? Seriously. This
> is a
> > > good tool. No other solutions compare to it that I know of. So I'd be
> > > willing to spend some time if I have a mentor who could point me in the
> > > right directions...
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 12:53 AM, Arnaud Desitter
> > > <arnaud02@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > There is no plan to parse javascript. Try a different tool.
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 05/05/2009, Ivor O'Connor <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > When writing generic, granola, open-standards web pages there are
> three
> > > > > components, html, css, and javascript. As far as I know tidy does
> not
> > > > > support javascript. If this is not on the list could this feature
> > > request be
> > > > > added? Perhaps for stand alone .js files to begin with?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 6 May 2009 15:33:50 GMT

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