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Re: issues with Amaya 1.2a...

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@imag.fr>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 17:12:57 +0200
Message-Id: <199803301512.RAA14416@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: jg@pa.dec.com (Jim Gettys)
cc: www-amaya@w3.org

Hi Jim,

We'll take your suggestions into account in next release (by end of
July).
Concerning HTML errors, Amaya detects them and tries to find the minimum
structure that allows it to work but that's all. Today it doesn't try to 
fix all detected errors to make the document compliant with a specific DTD.

In-reply-to: Your message of Fri, 27 Mar 1998 10:40:30 -0800."
             <9803271840.AA13847@pachyderm.pa.dec.com> 
> Windows 95:
> 
> 1) Selecting text using the mouse seems difficult....  Often I'll move 
> the mouse while selecting text and the highlighted area is not updated 
> (particularly if I move the mouse slowly), nor is the text selected.  
> This makes it very hard to get the text you want reliably.
> 
> 2) Double click on a word that is not a link should select that word. 
> 
> 3) Double click on a word and moving the mouse selects a region by words.
> 
> 4) I've come to like the shift/extend UI found in windows. (where
> you hold the shift key down and can extend from the insertion point to
> select text (either with the mouse or with the arrow keys).  This is often
> very nice when you don't want to move your hands to the mouse, or want 
> fine character by character control.
> 
> I just published my first issues list.
> 
> FYI, here's the report from the validator on the result from Amaya
> (document had been previously put together with Netscape Composer):
> 
> 
> 
> HTML Validation Results
> 
> Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML parser. 
> 
> Version of HTML selected: HTML 4.0 Transitional. 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Error at line 4:
>    <style>
>          required attribute "TYPE" not specified
> 
> 
> 
> Error at line 1884:
>    <td ="16%">
>        an attribute specification must
>          start with a name or name token
> 
> 
> 
> Sorry, this document does not validate as HTML 4.0 Transitional. 
> 
> 
> 

  Irene.
Received on Monday, 30 March 1998 10:13:10 UTC

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