Re: Browsers and syntax errors (Was: Captions for Figures...)

Steinar Bang (steinarb@falch.no)
Fri, 10 Mar 95 19:03:23 +0100


Date: Fri, 10 Mar 95 19:03:23 +0100
Message-Id: <9503101803.AA07432@flame.falch.no>
From: Steinar Bang <steinarb@falch.no>
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: Browsers and syntax errors (Was: Captions for Figures...) 
In-Reply-To: <199503101748.AA144637715@dragget.hpl.hp.com>
	<199503101748.AA144637715@dragget.hpl.hp.com>

>> True! But just telling people "Bad HTML" isn't really enough. You need
>> something like "Bad HTML! Press xxx to see view the HTML
>> errors!". That would make it easy enough to find the error that the
>> odd Joe Homepage might take the trouble as well.

> Actually, Arena does provide a limited capability of this kind.
> If you click on the edit button, the source markup is annotated
> with comment elements describing the errors and inserted at the
> appropriate places.

Good! In fact: Great! 

Now, all we need to do is to make *all* browsers incorporate this
feature (or similar features).

- Steinar