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Problem : Parser errors are not informative. #402
When I parse the above journal with hledger, it should report that
Instead, the parser reports the following error.
The same happens when
I started using timedot format and created a new file with contents :
but i got error -
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Nov 3, 2017
@crocket I agree that errors sometimes quiet hard to understand because of excessive backtracking in journal parser.
Note that it is hard to identify "not supported" because it means that we should already partially support that sub-directive in parser. On the other hand most of the parser able to generate meaningful error message with their expectations. Example: