Error and Warning Codes

This page is being developed to help provide more detailed information on error messages. As of now, only a few items are populated.


Many patterns have placeholders of the form {0}. The number of these placeholders is determined by the pattern. You can see errors like the following if the placeholders are not right.

The error message will show which placeholders are expected, with an uppercase placeholder name for each possible placeholder, such as {0}={CASE} above, and a sample or ‹explanation› of what will go into the placeholder, such as ‹noun phrase in this case›. Here are some more details on the kinds of errors you might see:

Warning: Some of the more complicated cases are the MinimalPairs

They allow for, and often need, duplicate placeholders.