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Re: learning curve -- amaya as editor

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 20:37:48 -0400 (EDT)
To: John Russell <ve3ll@cogeco.ca>
cc: <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0304242037320.27045-100000@tux.w3.org>

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On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, John Russell wrote:

>was able to find out how to do background colors on most elements
>  (( but the color template is extremely limited ))   but could not
>figure how to color the entire document.
>if one ends up going into the source code to do things, this defeats
>its use as a sans-html editor....    once one learns html, then a
>hard core editor with browser view is a better approach.   i am hoping
>to develop a sans-html   web authoring course and now am searching
>for an html editor that is both flexible and produces good code ....
>these are very scarce indeed ....  most either limit one severely or
>   produce unverifyable code.   Amaya has promise but if one needs
>to rely on touching source then it is not sans-html.--
>John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
>http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
>check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
>check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
>check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html

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