Chris Rowley writes:
> > millions and millions of
> > people write HTML happily every day,
> I though he meant "by hand" but I susepct he means they use authoting
> tools that produce HTML. A very diferent meaning of "write" as well as
i think the evidence is that commonest ways to create HTML pages are
people using "vi" and "notepad". but i cant quote any sources for that
> 2. That nearly all documents at present prepared for wweb publication
> can be adequately desribed in HTML.
> to imply that people both do and will and should produce LaTeX by
> hand-coding. I do not think that they should; I am sure that they no
> longer need to do so.
Chris, i had no idea you been to Damascus!
> Thus I feel that whatever document-level syntaxes(sp??) a future
> version of LaTeX will read, they should be designed to clearly
> represent the full complexity of the documant and its structure, not
> to be easily hand-codable. Of course, backward-compatibility needs to
hurrah. i agree, 100%