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Re: Right Tools RE: Promotion of XHTML

From: Brant Langer Gurganus <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 16:31:00 -0500
Message-ID: <3E120C94.1030706@cherokeescouting.org>
To: steph <sniffles@unadorned.org>
CC: "'W3C Standards Evangelist'" <public-evangelist@w3.org>
steph wrote:

>On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 07:51:09PM -0000, fstorr wrote:
>  
>
>>What would make it easier would be some kind of basic WYSIWYG CSS
>>editor.  For example you select "page heading" (meaning <h1>) then
>>select from a list of fonts, font weights + styles, background colors
>>etc.  This would then update the css attached to a page.  The actual
>>X/HTML editor could run with a series of prebuilt templates (a la
>>Microsoft's "Wizards") that could generate 2, 3 column layouts, etc 
>>
>I think the point is that no one should have to look at the HTML 
>or really understand what CSS is :) It's the content that matters,
>not how it's done.  But a tool like this which may aid designers
>in the creation of Web templates would be nice.
>
>Does anyone here know of any software developers (or would can collate
>a team together) to make such a tool a reality?
>
Can we say Amaya?  It prompts for alt text when images are inserted.  It 
offers the ability to have a  template server (you have to make the 
initial templates).  It is open to new development.

-- 
Brant Langer Gurganus
http://troop545.cjb.net/brant.xhtml


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