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Subject:Re: Alternative to Front Page? From:Linda Sherman <linsherm -at- GTE -dot- NET> Date:Fri, 4 Dec 1998 15:04:56 -0500
Barry Campbell wrote:
> On Windows, the best-of-breed code-based editor is Allaire HomeSite
Without wishing to get into the discussion of which code editor it best,
I have to disagree with your recommendation of HomeSite.
I don't want to tie up this list with a lengthy review. The main
problem: it's slooooow. It's like typing on an old daisy-wheel
typewriter--type a few keystrokes and wait for the machine to catch up.
And I have a P166, so please don't tell me I need a faster CPU to run a
crummy little text editor.
I don't have anything else to recommend. I've tried most of the
code-based editors for Windows and I've got something extremely unkind
to say about all of them. I'm so sick of trying to find a decent Windows
editor that I'm giving serious thought to buying a cheapo Mac just so I
can use BBEdit to code web pages. Between the crummy editors and
Windows' other assorted atrocities, I've just about had enough.
Linda K. Sherman <linsherm -at- gte -dot- net>
Freelance Writer: Technical - Business - Government