Re: Web application help

Subject: Re: Web application help
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 16:00:16 -0800

Megan Golding wrote:

>Am I describing a ready-made tool or is hand-coding HTML in
> vi my best (read - "easiest") bet?
> My requirements:
> ================
> 1. End help product is platform independent (Win32, Linux, etc.)
> 2. End help product is browser compatible (IE, Netscape)
> 3. Development tool is platform independent
> 4. Development tool is open source

The first two shouldn't be a problem, so long as you avoid using
Window special character sets and test the end product before using.

I"m not sure why you want the third, unless people going to be
contributing from different platforms.

For the fourth, you have a lot more choices than vi. Search the
internet for:


You can probably find other possibilities if you search, but these
should get you started. The last three should even give you platform

Bruce Byfield, Outlaw Communications
Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
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