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Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 9 Nov 1998 23:26:41 -0600
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>Do any of you have a suggestion for easy web site editing editing
>software that will allow one to edit and maintain an EXISTING site? Does
>PageMill allow this? (I'm on a Mac). Thanks -

PageMill can be very problematic... I've had difficulty with pictures
imaging correctly. Also, PageMill seems to add quite a bit of unnecessary
code. I don't know if version 3 corrects these things.

I'm told Claris HomePage is better, though I have not worked with it.

Dreamweaver is incredible... it writes clean code and runs very smoothly.
However, the manual is awful. And it is not a very intuitive program, aside
from being more expensive. I bought 3rd party manual to help me over the

You might consider FrontPage -- it is very good on site maintenance issues.
But also adds unnecessary code. The PC version is far more versatile than
the Mac version.

But whatever I use, I end up doing some work in raw code.

Karen Ackoff
Assisant Professor of Fine Art
Indiana University South Bend
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