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Re: Comments on textArea vs flowText

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 17:02:42 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200505021602.j42G2gl00910@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org

> Average people don't need to understand markup. Few people actually do
> markup by hand, other than those who know what it is. Most people use

The intention of HTML was to make it possible for ordinary people to do
markup.  Real world tools that work at the WYSIWYG level don't produce 
proper markup.  Although intended only for a sub-class of documents, there
are tools like DOCBOOK that address deeper semantics.
Received on Monday, 2 May 2005 17:01:58 UTC

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