error trapping

David Brownell david-b at
Tue Oct 19 21:33:33 BST 1999

Ross Mehlman wrote:
> The parsers/validators I've come across thus far stop when they come across
> an error.
> Is there anything out there that will resume after finding an error (and
> possibly find more?), writing errors to a report instead?

Sure.  Sun's validating parser continues processing after reporting
nonfatal errors.  Assemble your own report, I've done it lots!  :-)

It's a puzzle to me why so many validating parsers treate validity
errors as fatal errors; big bug IMHO.

- Dave

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