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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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