[simpits-chat] Word vs. Textpad
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 17:27:09 -0500
What do you think about Netscape Composer? For my humble little page it does
fine, but I never inspect the raw HTML. I don't know any HTML actually.
On Friday 17 January 2003 03:25 pm, you wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Brian Sikkema wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > On a bored whim I decided to pit Word's html exporting capabilities
> > against my hand-editing of a webpage in Textpad. Here are the results:
> > http://www.me.mtu.edu/~bjsikkem/Web/
> > I simply wrote "Hello World" on the page and exported it, and then made
> > the identical page with Textpad. Looking at the two pages they LOOK
> > identical - right down to the title. The difference?
> > The Word version is 2k and 60 lines long - thats right, 60 lines, to put
> > "Hello World" on the page and title. Mine is but 9 lines.
> > This is just for a very simple page. Imagine laying out a very complex
> > one, with tables and pictures and all of that. EWWWWWWW.
> I've yet to find a 'good' web tool. The worst of the bunch seems to be
> FrontPage which produces wonderfully useful things like:
> <p><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif size="2" color="black"></p>
> Loads of redundant crap - everywhere.
> I prefer to do it by hand. <fnarr fnarrr>