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RE: Fw: Disturbing trend in tables

From: Jim Thatcher <thatch@attglobal.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 18:57:22 -0600
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <NDBBKJDAKKEJDCICIODLCEHBCLAA.thatch@attglobal.net>
The request was for "specific" examples. I would like to see those too. 

Jim 
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> other WYSIWYG editors. I would _love_ to see _specific_ examples of 'bad'
> HTML generated by FrontPage (or DreamWeaver) and how you got the HTML
> generated. 

The typical early frontpage errors were overlapping elements, 
inline elements not terminated before a block element, multiple
empty inline elements, incorrect doctypes.

FP 2000 may be better, but it doesn't generate a doctype at all.

These tools also encourage non-structural markup, by the way their
user interface makes such markup easier than proper markup.
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