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oh Jim, you're sooo right..
From paul on 01 May '98
adding to Beelzebub posted by Jim

>Starting your HTML learning curve with FP is
>tantamount to selling your soul to the devil.

>For a few sweet moments of "nice features" you'll
>spend the rest of your days cursing the day you
>set up your site with these inflexible "extensions",
>reams of unnecessary code cluttering up your pages
>and users asking you why your pages don't load
>properly, or worse still, disappearing without waiting.

>REAL editors like WebEdit or Hotdog will show
>you the code so you can see what's going on, and
>you'll have much nicer pages in the end, despite
>a longer learning curve.

>FP users say to me "I can't be bothered learning
>HTML, I'm too busy and it's unnecessary". In that
>case, why bother with a Web site at all? I say if
>it's worth doing, it's worth doing properly.

>You may have guessed that I'm not a big fan of FP.


3 years ago I started on a "text" type editor, then last year I used FP for a few months...I was like dating one of those pre marrage girlfriend...It messed up everything good I had going! It playes with your code, and turns it into something you never wanted it to be. I'll never use FP again..I dusted off my old text editors and started using them again....FP is more work than it's worth....Want a good WYSIWYG editor? Use Dreamweaver....Good luck.Paul.


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