(Fwd) Mail Delivery Failure.

Subject: (Fwd) Mail Delivery Failure.
From: "Peter Ring, PRC" <prc -at- PRC -dot- DK>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 1999 16:38:58 +1

Steven Anderson <Steven -dot- Anderson -at- BRIGHTWARE -dot- COM> wrote:
> >HTML, as well as it's (many) limitations. On top of all that, it helps
> >you understand what is going on when something breaks (or misbehaves)
> >allowing you to fix the problem quickly and easily.

Westbrook answered:

> Also, GUI editors tend to produce really sloppy code. (I have yet to
> see one that doesn't insist on meta tagging a credit for itself.) You
> may not care about your HTML code, but other people will look at it and
> pass judgments about you and your skill based upon it.
> From a troubleshooting standpoint, GUI is a nightmare. I spend most of
> my time using a GUI SGML program (the government's choice, not mine). I
> spend a large percentage of that time trying to figure out why my files
> want convert. Many times, the errors are not even visible in the GUI.

That's exactly why I developed HTMLCleanUp, first for internal use, now
just made available as shareware. You can download it from

Greetings from Denmark

Peter Ring
PRC (Peter Ring Consultants)
- specialists in user friendly manuals.
prc -at- prc -dot- dk
- the "User Friendly Manuals" website with links, bibliography, list
of prof. associations, and tips for technical writers:
- text cleaning software, e.g. for reading difficult e-mails:

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