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Re: Error numbering

From: James Ralston <qralston+ml.www-validator@andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 17:06:51 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0108231701550.21792-100000@pcmy.sei.cmu.edu>
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Terje Bless wrote:
> We could easily add a count of messages (this is not necessarily the
> same as "errors") somewhere visible.  You could then refer to a
> line/column number to identify a specific message.  We could even
> add an ID to each message so you can refer directly to it.

I'd find such an addition to be quite useful, yes--that way I wouldn't
have to manually count the messages in order to tell someone
approximately how many errors his web page has...

-- 
James Ralston, Information Technology
Software Engineering Institute
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Received on Thursday, 23 August 2001 17:06:57 UTC

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