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

Dave Raggett (dsr@hplb.hpl.hp.com)
Fri, 10 Mar 95 18:16:56 GMT


Message-Id: <199503101816.AA145969417@dragget.hpl.hp.com>
To: steinarb@falch.no
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: Browsers and syntax errors (Was: Captions for Figures...) 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 10 Mar 95 10:06:46 R."
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Date: Fri, 10 Mar 95 18:16:56 GMT
From: "Dave Raggett" <dsr@hplb.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.

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