Re: Structure v. pages (was Re: HTML+)
Thu, 15 Sep 1994 16:46:47 -0400

Date: Thu, 15 Sep 1994 16:46:47 -0400
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Subject: Re: Structure v. pages (was Re: HTML+)

Ryan Bernard <> asked:
> Why not just take the Mosaic code and add editing capabilities to it?  Mosaic
> is a tool designed to take raw data in HTML format and display it on-screen
> as a WYSIWYG document.  

See tkWWW for an example of what you get if you confuse a browser and editor.
See SoftQuad HoTMetaL for an example of a pure HTML editor.

There are lots of differences, one of which is that you need a different
kind of data stucture internally.


Liam Quin, Manager of Contracting, SoftQuad Inc +1 416 239 4801
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