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[Fwd: Amaya as wysiwyg]

From: Phil Hatton <phil.hatton@ntlworld.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 14:44:53 +0000
To: <www-amaya@w3.org>
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Surely AMAYA is supposed to produce clean valid code - There's no way you can do that and "produce screens that are similar on browsers normally encountered on the internet." WYSIWYG is not achievable without hacks or browser specific code and I for one wouldn't want that from AMAYA.
From: Jeff Hunt <jeff.hunt@nzbus.co.nz>
Date: 2007/06/12 Tue PM 12:52:52 GMT
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Subject: Amaya as wysiwyg

I hope Amaya is not lowering its standards. It is just beginning to
become a practical editor that naive users can use to generate good
Generally if the code is good Amaya displays it well and I love being
able to paste in raw text and have it instantly formatted.
The world needs a simple, quality editor/creator of valid code. If it is
not Amaya, is there an alternative?

On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 11:03 -0400, ve3ll@cogeco.ca wrote:
> well it sure doesn't demonstrate CSS2 (a W3 technology)
> very well at all .... 
> On Fri, 08 Jun 2007 13:43:00 +0100, <ve3ll@cogeco.ca> wrote:
> > To claim that Amaya is a WYSIWYG editor, it should
> > produce screens that are similar on browsers normally
> > encountered on the internet. Otherwise the editor is
> > useless to web developers.... Better results are obtained by
> > using macro style editors and verifying with w3 or wdg validators.--
> The statement that Amaya is a WYSIWYG editor has been dropped from it's  
> home page. It is now more of a demonstration/test platform for WC  
> technology.
> Christopher
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