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

Paul Cohen (pmcohen@netaxs.com)
Fri, 10 Mar 1995 22:42:13 -0500


Message-Id: <199503110343.WAA12978@netaxs.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 1995 22:42:13 -0500
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
From: pmcohen@netaxs.com (Paul Cohen)
Subject: Re: Browsers and syntax errors (Was: Captions for Figures...)

>Making browsers forgiving about HTML syntax errors, instead of giving
>good user feedback, is probably the gravest error committed by the
>browser writers.

As a programmer, I have to disagree strongly.  The most important thing a
program can be is forgiving of user errors.

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