From:  "get-it" <getit@getit.com>
Date:  03 Jan 2005 12:37:26 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/netscape.public.mozilla.editor
Subject:  

Re: Which Composer? Netscape, NVU, Mozilla, or Open Office?

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"Henri Sivonen"  wrote in message
news:hsivonen-59F974.16434821122004@h-204-29-187-156.netscape.com...
> In article <32q485F3p00bhU1@individual.net>,
>  Lars Behrens  wrote:
>
> > Henri Sivonen wrote:
> >
> > > Actually, the HTML markup produced by OOo Writer/Web is exceptionally
> > > sane (often cleaner than the markup produced by Nvu/Composer) if you
> > > don't edit styles in OOo but add a style sheet later.
> >
> > But what's the use of a wysiwyg editor then? ;-)
>
> I don't use it as a "WYSIWYG" editor (problematic concept considering
> the Web). I use it as an editor that allows me to write lightly
> structured (headings, paragraphs, lists) documents without having to
> type tags.
>
> > And how do I put the style markup in?
>
> Using your favorite text editor or a small script.
>
> > A short test showed that OOo writes the source in all uppercase letters
>
> That's OK.
>
> > and still makes use of  and  tags.
>
> If you ask for bold or italics,  and  are the most
> appropriate markup. If you want generic emphasis, ask for generic
> emphasis, which is supported as well. 
> instead of  is silly.
>
> http://mpt.net.nz/archive/2004/05/09/semantic
>
> > Don't want to start a flame war here, but still I would say, that
someone
> > with few or no knowledge of web coding is better off with nvu.
>
> Their paragraphs won't be. Hopefully this area will be improved as the
> development of Nvu goes on. Also, I don't like tho way Nvu sprinkles
> style='...' all over if you are not careful.
>
> I use Nvu for retouching existing pages, because Nvu doesn't mess
> everything up in that case like OOo does.
>
> --
> Henri Sivonen
> hsivonen@iki.fi
> http://iki.fi/hsivonen/
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