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Re: Error messages

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 16 Jun 2003 08:13:40 +0300
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <1055740420.3460.311.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Mon, 2003-06-16 at 02:35, Nick Kew wrote:
> On 16 Jun 2003, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > > Well, we certainly need better messages; but I really don't want to use a
> > > patched version of OpenSP for the Validator if at all possible.
> >
> > Hooray from the packaging point of view! :)
> It's not really a serious issue for packaging; the different sets of
> messages are completely interchangable as far as building and running
> a working installation are concerned.

Ok, but there's stuff like

> > Nick, aren't your changes (or a subset of them) acceptable upstream in
> > OpenSP?
> I haven't asked there.  The basic issue is that some of the changes
> are pretty specific to the validation task, and would probably not
> be appropriate to other OpenSP applications.
> For example, it replaces a warning about NET-enabling start tag with
> (from memory) "Stray slash found in start tag: are you confusing SGML
> and XML (or HTML and XHTML) syntax?"
> Do you think I should post a diff to openjade-devel with a pointer to
> this thread, and ask for opinions?

That's what I'd do.  It's a win-win situation for everyone in the end if
even some of the changes are considered improvements to OpenSP and get
applied there.

\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 16 June 2003 01:14:34 UTC

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