RE: DSSSL and WYSIWYG Editing
Sure. I'd agree with this.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephanos Piperoglou [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, May 12, 1997 8:47 AM
> To: Adam Bosworth
> Cc: 'Terje@in-Progress.com'; Terry Crowley;
> email@example.com; Paul Prescod; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: DSSSL and WYSIWYG Editing
> On Sun, 11 May 1997, Adam Bosworth wrote:
> > I'd have to agree with Terry about this point. I do actually think
> > an increasing percentage of pages will not be authored using WYSIWYG
> > tools, but that being said, our experience with Word is consistant
> > Terry's comments. 90% of Word users don't use styles because it
> > a top down systemic model for authoring that doesn't come naturally
> > them. That doesn't mean that Styles are a bad idea, just that it is
> > hard to show that Styles improve an authoring UI's usability.
> But, just like my experience with Word, small documents can survive
> style, but long and complex documents make the overhead work required
> to set
> up the styles pay off in the long run.
> Likewise, making a stylesheet for a small web page will be too
> tiresome when
> one can simply put a STYLE attribute somewhere and be done with it.
> BUT, if you're planning something in the large site range, you'll need
> stylesheet to retain your sanity.
> Stephanos "Pippis" Piperoglou - http://users.hol.gr/~spip/index.html
> I've never finished anything I began, but this time I'm