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Re: MarkUp Validator's new clothes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 22:49:06 +0200
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <40854557.142974115@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Terje Bless wrote:
>This is certainly possible to do, but I don't know if it can be easily done in
>a manner that is actually usefull. One problem I forsee is that the listing of
>open elements will be distracting for a great many error messages, and
>misleading for a few of the rest, leaving the net benefit from this rather
>less than initially envisioned.

You would of course list them only for messages where it makes sense.

>If you want to take a stab at this, getting open elements information is a
>simple commandline switch to onsgmls;

Well, implementing this on top of onsgmls and messing with check is....
There is this http://sf.net/projects/spo project that might be a better
place for this kind of feature. ;-)
Received on Friday, 16 April 2004 16:51:29 UTC

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