Re: How can I make valid for 3W Marck up Validation

On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:12:02 +0000
David Dorward wrote:

> On 23 Jan 2008, at 09:19, Joseph Plazo wrote:
> > Yes, I'm quite aware of that. I love it for its WYSIWG features as  
> > well as the fact I've been using FP since 1998. I did try to create 
> > a few subdomains at using the latest  
> > incarnation, MS ExpressionWeb. Guess what? The validator at http:// 
> > points out an armada of errors. That's from a  
> > 2007 product that didn't come cheap.
> Getting people to pay money for software of such quality is a  
> demonstration of the effectiveness of the Microsoft marketing machine.
> > Dreamweaver churns out my pages with fewer glitches but this  
> > software isn't as friendly.
> >
> > >Microsoft have a reputation for being unable to write software that
> > >generates standards compliant HTML.
> >
> > Hmmm... will there be any dramatic indexing problems on sites that  
> > can't be fully w3c compliant?
> There could be, also rendering issues in browsers. When you ignore  
> standards, you are entering the realm of error handling, and that is  
> not all that well documented. You are also facing bloated markup and  
> various other problems.
> > Thanks for the advice, unfortunately going back to text editors is  
> > like me going back to Lotus 1-2-3 or MS DOS v5.0. It's not WYSIWYG.
> HTML is a language about describing meaning not appearance, WYSIWYG  
> isn't an appropriate metaphor for it.
> I know a large number of professional web developers. I think a grand 
> total of three of them use Dreamweaver - and they don't use the  
> design view. (And no other editor with a so called WYSIWYG mode gets  
> a look in).

The web is "What They Get Is What You Mean" if you do it right.

> > Kindly point out graphically dazzling and wonderfully easy html  
> > editors that churn out compliant html and I'll be forever a good  
> > friend of your.
> They don't exist.

I must admit WYMEditor looks promising. But i am looking at it from a


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