re: revised html-mode.el (Heiko Muenkel)
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 17:09:29 --100
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Subject: re: revised html-mode.el
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Arnold Bloemer writes:
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 > >From Wed Apr 20 12:25:00 1994
 > Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 12:16:46 --100
 > From: paolo petta <>
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 > Subject: re: revised html-mode.el
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 > [original message by Daniel W. Connolly ]
 > > p.s. I've resumed hacking on html-mode... I started with a little
 > > ditty that attempts to put in all these missing <P> tags to bring
 > > a doc up to date... it also sticks "<!DOCTYPE ..." at the top.
 > > 
 > > I also changed the "html-add-code" etc. to work on the region, like a
 > > good little word processor should: you select some text with the mouse
 > > and choose Emphasize from the menu, and it wraps the selection with
 > > <em>...</em>. How many times to you go "hmmm.. I think I'm going to
 > > write some emphasized text..." versus "ah... that span of text should
 > > be marked as CODE." Headers are the same way... type in the header,
 > > select it, then make it a header.
 > > 
 > > This way is _much_ easer for hand-converting text documents into HTML.
 > > Anybody interested?
 > > 
 > Would it be feasible to have a "merger" of this hacked html-mode and
 > the hm--html-menus package (available at e.g. (pub/www/contrib),
 > (/pub/Linux/apps/editors/emacs/) and
 > (in /pub/unix/editors/lemacs/contrib)?
 > e.g. hm--html-menus has supported the "work on selection" for a long time...
 > Perhaps if Heiko Muenkel (the author) were willing to accept/coordinate
 > patches, extensions, etc. much effort could be saved... 
 > paolo
 > ps.: While this message is motivated because I hate always having to
 >      choose between n packages for the same job, each of which
 >      supporting some handy/nice feature the others don't, I readily
 >      admit that this issue has (very?) low priority..

Please send me your lisp code. I will see, if I can merge it with my own code.
I'm also interested in other extensions, suggestions and so on.


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