We don't disagree Brad.  Once it's in true HTML it is pretty much the same 
everywhere.  Of course now we have SHTML, DHTML, etc.

But using the "Save As" option in Word does not assure that the HTML will 
be faithfully written.  For a demonstration of the problems that surface, 
write  a Word document, save it as HTML, restore it to Word, and save it. 
Do that cycle a few times and compare your original rendition.  Perhaps 
Word performs better now, but a year or two ago the results were horrible.

So far as the point I was trying to get across:  My point is unchanged. 
Writing HTML for the web is not as straight-forward as it looks at first 
glance.  There are a whole lot of gotcha's with it.

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To:     "'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>

Subject:        RE: Word to HTML

> Be cautioned though that using a proprietary format like Word 
> will result 
> in gorgeous pages for the boss's desk top machine running 
> your company 
> suite of software, but web users are not at all unanimous in 
> having the 
> same suite as your office has.  So, in someone else's office 
> you may get 
> some really horrid and garish renditions of your pages.

I'd have to disagree with you here, or assume that you were just trying to
get a point across.  HTML is a standard developed not by Mircrosoft.  Once
it's in HTML, it will be 98% standard across browsers.  The HTML keywords
are not different from platform to platform.  If they were, everyone's 
who used FrontPage would be wacky except for people running IE.

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