[TxMt] XCode - Clickable error messages
throw-away-1 at macromates.com
Thu May 3 11:51:49 UTC 2007
On 3. May 2007, at 06:44, Chris Thomas wrote:
>> Returning to this subject… the way we deal with it in ScriptMate
>> is by setting a TM_FD variable for the process we launch. This
>> process can then write HTML to that file descriptor, which will be
>> shown as-is (i.e. interpreted) in the HTML output window.
> It's an interesting idea. High-bandwidth logging. What if the HTML
> from the app is corrupt, though? Could screw up rendering, and
> there's no way to isolate bad HTML within a larger page context.
> Could do simple validation (checking for correct node nesting), I
I think it’s the responsibility of the sending app to guarantee valid
HTML, similar to how we also expect it to send valid UTF-8 sequences
>> This does put a higher burden on the program which wish to have
>> clickable errors, OTOH it allows for nicer formatting of the
>> output (which is often possible when we’re dealing with stack dumps).
> If you have control over the format of the stack trace, why not
> make it conform to «file»:«line»(:«column»)?:«error>>?
Mainly for the nicer presentation. But I guess moving presentation to
the app which produce the stack dump (or similar) is not an ideal
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