Re: Writing a GREAT HTML editor!

James HG Redekop (
Fri, 7 Apr 95 14:18:32 EDT

From: James HG Redekop <>
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Subject: Re: Writing a GREAT HTML editor!
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 95 14:18:32 EDT
Cc:, (James HG Redekop)
In-Reply-To: <>; from "" at Apr 4, 95 5:27 pm

> Adam Thodey <> spake thus:
> > Make it a WYMIWYG type program (What you MEAN is what you get!!) :)
> There I agree.  I'd say, start with SGML validation.  Look at James Clark's
> SGML parser (nsgmls) for a start.

 I took a course in structured documentation this year, and one of the speakers
 on SGML had a great term for the kind of editor they used.  Not "What You
 See is What You Get", since what you get depends on the fonts/window size/
 includes/excludes that the user was useing.  Rather, it was "What You See is
 No Surprise".

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