Re: WWWWW Notes
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 18:06:02 EDT
Original-From: hotsand!rhb (Rich Brandwein)
Message-id: <9308122206.AA16778@hotsand.dacsand>
Subject: Re: WWWWW Notes
Status: RO
>  I also think conversion tools will, in the long run, be more useful
>  than an editor.  Why?  Any editor produced in the WWW environment and
>  given away is simply not going to be able to compare with standard
>  commercial editors.  We are not Microsoft (none of us).  Also, HTML
>  does not make a good base document format; I find it hard to believe
>  that publishers, for example, are going to be using it as their base
>  format, ever.  A converter that capitalizes on a good preexisting
>  format (e.g. RTF) and delivers good HTML as an output format for
>  networked information distribution is much more useful in such cases.

100% in agreement...  We need more filters like the latex2html filter 
(almost good enough to convince me to learn latex).