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Subject: show pod errors in the text view window
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 11:00:12 +1000
To: bug-Gtk2-Ex-PodViewer [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Kevin Ryde <user42 [...] zip.com.au>
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As a suggestion, if the PodViewer parser finds commands or whatever that it doesn't understand, it might report on them within the TextView text it produces, rather than carping. Chances are that stdout/stderr are going somewhere the user won't see, so the viewer window will be a better place to report problems. pod2man these days makes an ERRORS section at the end of the document for errors from the parser etc. I suppose there'd be a choice between a message at the point the problem occurs, or summarized at the end. I expect most problems are fairly minor things and might as well be just at the end.


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