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RE: html and dreamweaver

From: Charles F. Munat <chas@munat.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 01:05:20 -0800
To: "'www-html'" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000701c06351$7d6b2ad0$0100a8c0@aries>
The problem with Dreamweaver is that its metaphor is all wrong. Moving text
and images around on a screen with pixel-precision fools one into thinking
of pages in visual rather than structural terms. That's fine when you're
applying a stylesheet for screen browsers, but what if you're designing for
cell phones, screen readers, or braille devices?

There is no substitute for learning HTML. And when one stops to consider
that you could pick up most of HTML in a weekend, there's really no excuse.
(This presumes, of course, that you don't start by learning 100 bad ways to
write HTML, and then spending two years having to unlearn them.)

Charles Munat,
Seattle
Received on Monday, 11 December 2000 03:59:25 GMT

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