> From: Ken Walsh [mailto:ken.walsh at duolog.com]
> This is interesting... How many people consider web page
> writing/design to be computer science?
Writing good valid markup is a skill that is most easily learned by the same
kind of mind that can deal with computer science. Many so-called
``web-designers'' wouldn't know valid XML or HTML if it jumped out of
DreamWeaver and bit them on the nose.
> I personally have a computer science degree, I wouldn't be caught dead
> writing web pages. I would consider writing a web server or browser,
> but html is definitely out!
If you can't write valid HTML and understand *why* it is valid, good luck
writing a decent browser.
> Just cos I have a Comp. Sci. Degree doesn't mean I know how
> to use word! :)
Word is not a suitable tool for generating valid HTML or XHTML. I find that
Emacs does the job quite satisfactorily.
> Lets remember, there is a huge difference between a Computer
> Science Course and a Programming Course!
There's also a difference in the kinds of people who choose to do one or the
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