John R. McPherson
Mon Mar 17 11:51:57 NZST 2003
> Oliver Jones wrote:
> Any software that requires root privileges to run should be avoided like the
> Now I take it that you're talking about CoffeeCup Software's CoffeeHTML
> product. If you downloaded it from CoffeeCup's website,
> www.coffeecup.com/linux/, then it should have come with an install script
> (Coffee_install). If you run this as a user and accept the defaults it
> installs into $HOME/CoffeeCup.Software/. I had no problems running this as
> a non-root user.
> However the app looked awful. Truly pathetic in fact.
> If you can't live without a simple HTML editor, you'd be better off with
> BlueFish (bluefish.openoffice.nl).
> Though, IMHO the only HTML editor worth a damn is DreamWeaver. And even
> that produces pretty crap HTML. Though maybe DreamWeaver MX is better now.
> But then DreamWeaver is a Windows/MacOS app so unless you use VMWare or Wine
> you're not going to get that to work under linux.
Speaking of awful html, anyone whose occupation requires them to look
after other people's awful html should look at Htmltidy -
It can output standard html or xhtml, closes all your open tags,
fixes nesting problems, cleans up html produced by MS office,
prints warnings where it can't unambigiously fix it, etc....
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