User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041221 Firefox/1.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041221 Firefox/1.0+ When Gecko encounters an error in an XSL(T) stylesheet for an XML file, it should give a more verbose and informative error message (as it does if it finds an error in an XML file) instead of just saying that the was an error. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a perfect XML document, and in it, reference an imperfect XSL(T) stylesheet 2. View the XML document in Firefox/Mozilla 3. Spend hours trying to work out what's wrong with your XSL(T) Actual Results: I spent ages trying to find out what was wrong with my XSL(T) Expected Results: I should be able to pinpoint the error easily courtesy of a verbose error message
13 years ago
Assignee: validation → peterv
Component: DOM: Validation → XSLT
QA Contact: keith
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This is the behaviour in Firefox 1.0.7 :-P
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060214 Firefox/1.6a1 This is still happening in the latest build. Compare a typical XML error message: XML Parsing Error: mismatched tag. Expected: </xsl:stylesheet>. Location: file:///var/www/Example-pages/Syn-JS/syn-js.xsl Line Number 24, Column 4: </xsl:template> ----------^ With a typical XSLT error message: Error during XSLT transformation: (null)
*** Bug 316319 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I agree. All I get from 220.127.116.11 is "Error during XSLT transformation: An unknown XPath extension function was called." which isn't a lot of help!
Agreed. XSLT debugging if Firefox is not easy.
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