Posts tagged 'tags'

Oh Microsoft, we do tire of thy bugs in IE

Yes, it’s another post about Microsoft and its poor implementation of Internet Explorer. This time it’s version 8 and its rendering of lists, and in specific, links within list items. Most humorously, Microsoft’s own documentation (separate issue; about rounded corners) gave me a laugh when it said:

“Microsoft is committed to providing a browser that accurately supports Web standards.”

Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve given up waiting for the day that IE actually supports anything correctly.

So, the issue I found was that with a <ul> with a number of <li> tags inside wouldn …

GenericSetup and “mismatched” tags in ZCML

Ever the issue-magnet, I’ve spent the better part of my morning trying to debug a mistmatched tag error from within some ZCML (aka XML for the non-initiated).  Essentially, the issue boiled down to the system telling me that it was certain that I had a mistmatched tag within my configuration, and presented me with the problematic XML tag (complete with line numbers).  However, life’s not always that simple.

The traceback looked like this:

Traceback (most recent call last):
zope.configuration.config.ConfigurationExecutionError: xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError: mismatched tag: line 6, column 70
File "/home/david/buildout/src …